Tornado Warning for Cherokee County SC and 1 More

GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG, SC (132 PM EDT Sat May 11 2019) — The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Tornado Warning for Southeastern Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina Northeastern Cherokee County in Upstate South Carolina until 200 PM EDT. At 131 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 6 miles southwest of Shelby, or near Earl, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD: Tornado. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. This dangerous storm will be near Patterson Springs around 140 PM EDT. Grover around 150 PM EDT. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. 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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