Thunderstorm Warning for Cherokee County SC and 4 More

GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG, SC (1112 PM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019) — The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Eastern Lincoln County in the Piedmont of North Carolina Southeastern Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina Gaston County in the Piedmont of North Carolina Northwestern York County in Upstate South Carolina Northeastern Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina until midnight EDT. At 1112 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Shelby to 19 miles west of Gastonia to 6 miles east of Gaffney, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include Gastonia, Shelby, Kings Mountain, Mt Holly, Belmont, Cherryville, Bessemer City, South Gastonia, Clover and Dallas. Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area. Seek shelter inside an interior room. These storms are also producing extremely heavy rainfall. Flooding of drainage ditches and low lying areas may occur. Small streams will rise rapidly. Do not drive through areas where water is flowing over the road. 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.

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