Greater Rutherford Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 3:00 PM EDT Jul. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will impact eastern Rutherford County until
330 PM EDT...

At 300 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Rutherfordton, moving east at 10 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Ellenboro, Bostic, Green Hill,
Henrietta, sunshine, Union Mills and Caroleen.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches
per hour 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.

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage, such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters.


Lat... Lon 3551 8170 3549 8169 3524 8177 3535 8207
      3535 8208 3537 8210 3537 8211 3538 8211
      3552 8203
time... Mot... loc 1900z 287deg 10kt 3542 8196


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300 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

... A strong thunderstorm will impact eastern Rutherford County until
330 PM EDT...

At 300 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Rutherfordton, moving east at 10 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Ellenboro, Bostic, Green Hill,
Henrietta, sunshine, Union Mills and Caroleen.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and very heavy rainfall rates up to 2 inches
per hour 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.

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage, such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters.


Lat... Lon 3551 8170 3549 8169 3524 8177 3535 8207
      3535 8208 3537 8210 3537 8211 3538 8211
      3552 8203
time... Mot... loc 1900z 287deg 10kt 3542 8196


Carroll