Greater Rutherford Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 4:55 PM EDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will impact northeastern Rutherford and
northwestern Cleveland counties until 530 PM EDT...

At 455 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6
miles north of Rutherfordton, moving east at 30 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Bostic, Polkville, sunshine, Thermal City and Union Mills.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and half inch hail will be possible in these
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

Dime to nickel size hail can cause considerable damage to vehicles.
Consider moving vehicles to a covered storage area before the storm
arrives.


Lat... Lon 3542 8204 3552 8202 3554 8164 3532 8167
time... Mot... loc 2055z 276deg 27kt 3546 8194


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455 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018

... A strong thunderstorm will impact northeastern Rutherford and
northwestern Cleveland counties until 530 PM EDT...

At 455 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6
miles north of Rutherfordton, moving east at 30 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Bostic, Polkville, sunshine, Thermal City and Union Mills.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and half inch hail will be possible in these
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

Dime to nickel size hail can cause considerable damage to vehicles.
Consider moving vehicles to a covered storage area before the storm
arrives.


Lat... Lon 3542 8204 3552 8202 3554 8164 3532 8167
time... Mot... loc 2055z 276deg 27kt 3546 8194


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