Eastern Polk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 12:12 AM EDT Jul. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will impact southeastern Rutherford...
southeastern Polk... southwestern Cleveland... north central
Spartanburg and northwestern Cherokee counties until 100 am EDT...

At 1212 am EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9
miles northwest of Gaffney, or 4 miles northeast of Cowpens National
Battlefield. This storm was nearly stationary.

Locations to be impacted include...
Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Boiling Springs NC, Chesnee,
Cowpens National Battlefield, Mayo, Cliffside, Henrietta and Harris.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and half inch hail will be possible in these
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 3524 8164 3507 8171 3513 8206 3538 8194
time... Mot... loc 0412z 111deg 4kt 3518 8176


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1212 am EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

... A strong thunderstorm will impact southeastern Rutherford...
southeastern Polk... southwestern Cleveland... north central
Spartanburg and northwestern Cherokee counties until 100 am EDT...

At 1212 am EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9
miles northwest of Gaffney, or 4 miles northeast of Cowpens National
Battlefield. This storm was nearly stationary.

Locations to be impacted include...
Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Boiling Springs NC, Chesnee,
Cowpens National Battlefield, Mayo, Cliffside, Henrietta and Harris.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and half inch hail will be possible in these
areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 3524 8164 3507 8171 3513 8206 3538 8194
time... Mot... loc 0412z 111deg 4kt 3518 8176


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