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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Thursday May 31st, 2018 :: 05:02 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 05/31/2018 4:58pm to 5:45pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
458 PM EDT THU MAY 31 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Central Rutherford County in western North Carolina...
Eastern Polk County in western North Carolina...

* Until 545 PM EDT.

* At 458 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles northwest
of Rutherfordton, moving southeast at 10 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind
damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include...
Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Bostic, Shingle Hollow, Green
Hill, Thermal City, Sunshine, Union Mills and Green Creek.


Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned
area. Seek shelter inside an interior room.

Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free, 1, 800,
2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our Facebook page, or Tweet it using
hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the
specific location where it occurred.


LAT...LON 3544 8174 3519 8197 3525 8211 3536 8220
3544 8220 3550 8216 3553 8195
TIME...MOT...LOC 2058Z 300DEG 9KT 3541 8207


Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
198 N Washington St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-287-6247

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