717  
WFUS52 KGSP 221953  
TORGSP  
NCC071-119-SCC091-222030-  
/O.NEW.KGSP.TO.W.0054.200522T1953Z-200522T2030Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
353 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
WEST CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH  
CAROLINA...  
SOUTHEASTERN GASTON COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...  
NORTH CENTRAL YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 430 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 352 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GASTONIA, OR 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF  
CRAMERTON, MOVING EAST AT 60 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.  
 
* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...  
CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS AIRPORT, SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE AND PAW CREEK  
AROUND 400 PM EDT.  
UPTOWN CHARLOTTE, FREEDOM PARK, THE PLAZA, SOUTH CHARLOTTE AND  
SOUTHPARK MALL AROUND 410 PM EDT.  
EAST CHARLOTTE AROUND 420 PM EDT.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE  
CROWDERS.  
 
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 3512 8122 3524 8124 3535 8079 3514 8075  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1952Z 264DEG 51KT 3519 8112  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...0.00IN  
 

 
 
CARROLL  
 
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