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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Sunday June 3rd, 2018 :: 06:17 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
615 PM EDT SUN JUN 3 2018

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southeastern Rutherford County in western North Carolina...
  Polk County in western North Carolina...
  Northwestern Spartanburg County in Upstate South Carolina...
  Northwestern Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina...

* Until 700 PM EDT.

* At 614 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Columbus,
  moving southeast at 30 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...
  Columbus, Boiling Springs SC, Landrum, Mayo, Tryon, Chesnee,
  Cowpens National Battlefield, Lake Bowen, Cliffside and Mill


A few trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area.
Hail can cause major property damage, especially to vehicles. 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 3524 8175 3511 8179 3500 8189 3517 8222
      3520 8222 3520 8228 3530 8229 3537 8219
TIME...MOT...LOC 2214Z 295DEG 27KT 3526 8215 


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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