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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Friday June 1st, 2018 :: 05:02 p.m. EDT


New event. Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 6/1/2018 4:56 PM to 6:00 PM EDT for Rutherford County. More information.

Radar valid at 500 pm EDT, Jun 1st 2018


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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
456 PM EDT FRI JUN 1 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
East central Rutherford County in western North Carolina...
Southwestern Lincoln County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
Central Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
Northwestern Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...

* Until 600 PM EDT.

* At 456 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles northeast
of Forest City, or near Polkville, moving east at 20 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...
Cherryville, Belwood, Lawndale, Fallston, Polkville, Ellenboro,
Lattimore, Waco, Kingstown and Casar.


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 3532 8178 3542 8180 3551 8173 3550 8134
3528 8137
TIME...MOT...LOC 2056Z 276DEG 16KT 3540 8169


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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