158  
WFUS52 KCAE 151851  
TORCAE  
SCC039-057-151915-  
/O.NEW.KCAE.TO.W.0005.180415T1851Z-180415T1915Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
251 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
NORTHEASTERN FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHWESTERN LANCASTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 315 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 251 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A  
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTH OF GREAT FALLS, OR 12 MILES  
NORTHEAST OF WINNSBORO, MOVING NORTH AT 55 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO.  
 
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.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
LANCASTER, ELGIN, IRWIN AND LANCASTER MILL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TAKE COVER NOW! IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS, IN A MOBILE HOME, OR IN A  
VEHICLE, MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM OR CLOSET ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
STURDY BUILDING IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3477 8061 3452 8077 3446 8088 3443 8085  
3441 8084 3446 8098 3455 8096 3455 8087  
3460 8089 3465 8089 3470 8086 3474 8088  
3479 8087 3482 8089  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1851Z 200DEG 50KT 3447 8091  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...<.75IN  
 

 
 
CJR  
 
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