Severe thunderstorm warning until 4:15

Published 3:43 pm Monday, May 2, 2016

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN ROWAN COUNTY UNTIL 415 PM EDT

AT 336 PM EDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR HUNTERSVILLE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.
SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.
IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… KANNAPOLIS…ENOCHVILLE

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING FREQUENT AND INTENSE LIGHTNING. TURN OFF ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES. DO NOT USE CORDED TELEPHONES. DO NOT TAKE A BATH OR SHOWER.

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