674  
WFUS52 KGSP 151902  
TORGSP  
NCC071-119-SCC091-151930-  
/O.NEW.KGSP.TO.W.0002.180415T1902Z-180415T1930Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
302 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
WESTERN MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...  
EASTERN GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...  
NORTHEASTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 330 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 301 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GASTONIA, OR NEAR TOWN OF LAKE  
WYLIE, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
IMPACT...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...  
LAKE WYLIE, CRAMERTON, MCADENVILLE, CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS AIRPORT AND  
LOWELL AROUND 310 PM EDT.  
PAW CREEK, SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE, MT HOLLY AND BELMONT AROUND 320 PM  
EDT.  
HUNTERSVILLE AND NORTHWEST CHARLOTTE AROUND 330 PM EDT.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE  
CROWDERS, LUCIA AND CROFT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3499 8106 3511 8130 3541 8109 3540 8096  
3542 8095 3536 8074  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1901Z 211DEG 42KT 3512 8110  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...1.00IN  
 

 
 
WJM  
 
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