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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Monday August 19th, 2019 :: 04:21 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning from 8/19/2019 4:18 PM to 4:45 PM EDT for Rutherford County, NC

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
418 PM EDT Mon Aug 19 2019

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Southeastern Rutherford County in western North Carolina...
Southwestern Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina...
Eastern Spartanburg County in Upstate South Carolina...
Western Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina...

* Until 445 PM EDT.

* At 418 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles west of
Gaffney, and is nearly stationary.

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...
Gaffney, Cowpens, Pacolet Mills, Cowpens National Battlefield,
Cliffside, Thicketty and Pacolet.


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 3525 8185 3523 8161 3491 8164 3491 8172
3490 8181
TIME...MOT...LOC 2018Z 121DEG 2KT 3507 8173


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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