THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL CATAWBA COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA...
EAST CENTRAL BURKE COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
* UNTIL 545 PM EDT.
* AT 438 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES WEST OF
HICKORY, OR NEAR HILDEBRAN, MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES.
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HICKORY, NEWTON, ST. STEPHENS, CONOVER, LONGVIEW, ICARD, HILDEBRAN,
HICKORY REGIONAL AIRPORT, MOUNTAIN VIEW AND STARTOWN.
SCATTERED TREES AND POWER LINES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN IN THE WARNED
AREA. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE AN INTERIOR ROOM.
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.
The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team faced Cuba at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory on Tuesday night. The game was the first of five across the state this week as part of the eighth annual International Friendship Series against the Cuban National Team. Team USA won the game 5-1. The teams are in Charlotte on Wednesday night, Durham on Thursday and Cary on Friday and Saturday.