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Severe thunderstorm and tornado reports for 24 hour period ending 1200 UTC 16 March 2008
Preliminary wind damage, large hail, and tornado reports for 24 hours 
ending 1200 UTC 16 March 2008.
Severe Weather Reports for 15 March 2008

     
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NWUS52 KGSP 161626
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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1226 PM EDT SUN MAR 16 2008

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0759 AM     TSTM WND DMG     ELBERTON                34.11N 82.86W
03/15/2008                   ELBERT             GA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TREES DOWN IN COUNTY

0839 AM     HAIL             1 SE HODGES             34.28N 82.24W
03/15/2008  M0.88 INCH       GREENWOOD          SC   TRAINED SPOTTER

            REPORTED BY COCORAHS OBSERVER

0240 PM     HAIL             3 W FRANKLIN SPRINGS    34.28N 83.20W
03/15/2008  E1.00 INCH       FRANKLIN           GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0245 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FRANKLIN SPRINGS        34.28N 83.15W
03/15/2008                   FRANKLIN           GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            COUNTY REPORTS WIDESPREAD TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN IN
            THE SANDY CROSS AREA. POSSIBLE TORNADO WITH SEVERAL
            REPORTED SIGHTINGS.

0257 PM     TORNADO          3 SE ROYSTON            34.25N 83.07W
03/15/2008                   HART               GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            911 CENTER REPORTED A PUBLIC REPORT OF A TORNADO 3 MILES
            SE OF ROYSTON ALONG HIGHWAY 17.

0310 PM     HAIL             NUBERG                  34.26N 82.89W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       HART               GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ALONG HW-77 NEAR ELBERT COUNTY LINE.

0312 PM     TSTM WND DMG     VANNA                   34.24N 83.07W
03/15/2008                   HART               GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            TREES DOWN AND A TREE ON A HOUSE IN VANNA

0317 PM     TSTM WND DMG     IVA                     34.31N 82.66W
03/15/2008                   ANDERSON           SC   STORM CHASER

            FIVE OR MORE TREES DOWN ALONG HIGHWAY 81 SOUTH.

0326 PM     HAIL             NUBERG                  34.26N 82.89W
03/15/2008  E1.00 INCH       HART               GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ALONG HW-77 NEAR THE ELBERT COUNTY LINE.

0330 PM     HAIL             GAFFNEY                 35.07N 81.66W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       CHEROKEE           SC   COUNTY OFFICIAL

0339 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 S BLACKSBURG          35.06N 81.52W
03/15/2008                   CHEROKEE           SC   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            ONE TREE DOWN ON POWERLINES...BLOCKING S RUTHERFORD
            STREET...JUST SOUTH OF BLACKSBURG.

0339 PM     HAIL             4 W DUE WEST            34.33N 82.46W
03/15/2008  M1.00 INCH       ABBEVILLE          SC   PUBLIC

            HAILSTONES 0.6 INCH BY 1.1 INCH

0340 PM     TORNADO          DUE WEST                34.33N 82.39W
03/15/2008                   ABBEVILLE          SC   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            TORNADO TOUCHDOWN REPORTED BY A SHERIFFS DEPUTY AROUND
            DUE WEST AND TREES REPORTED DOWNED.

0350 PM     HAIL             NEW SALEM               35.13N 80.37W
03/15/2008  E0.88 INCH       UNION              NC   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            3/4 INCH TO 7/8 INCH DIAMETER HAIL REPORTED.

0355 PM     HAIL             1 N WARE SHOALS         34.40N 82.24W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       ABBEVILLE          SC   PUBLIC

            HWY 252 AND INDIAN MOUND RD.

0357 PM     HAIL             HICKORY TAVERN          34.52N 82.19W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       LAURENS            SC   TRAINED SPOTTER

0400 PM     HAIL             GREAT FALLS             34.57N 80.90W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       CHESTER            SC   COUNTY OFFICIAL

0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WATERLOO                34.35N 82.06W
03/15/2008                   LAURENS            SC   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            TREES DOWN IN WATERLOO AND CROSS HILL

0400 PM     HAIL             LAURENS                 34.50N 82.03W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       LAURENS            SC   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            NUMEROUS REPORTS OF HAIL THROUGHOUT COUNTY

0400 PM     HAIL             NEW SALEM               35.13N 80.37W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       UNION              NC   EMERGENCY MNGR

0405 PM     HAIL             5 NE ABBEVILLE          34.23N 82.32W
03/15/2008  E1.00 INCH       ABBEVILLE          SC   TRAINED SPOTTER

0415 PM     HAIL             4 SSW CROSS HILL        34.25N 82.01W
03/15/2008  E1.75 INCH       LAURENS            SC   TRAINED SPOTTER

            REPORTED BY COCORAHS OBSERVER

0420 PM     TORNADO          2 SE FORTSONIA          33.99N 82.75W
03/15/2008                   ELBERT             GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            STORM SURVEY BY GSP WCM INDICATED SCATTERED EF2 DAMAGE
            FROM 2 MILES SE OF FORTSONIA THROUGH BOBBY BROWN STATE
            PARK. SECTION OF ROOFS BLOWN OFF 2 HOUSES, 3 BOAT DOCKS
            DESTROYED AND NUMEROUS TREES SNAPPED/UPROOTED. TORNADO
            PATH WAS ABOUT 7 MILES AND WIDTH AROUND 100 YDS.

0422 PM     HAIL             ROCK HILL               34.94N 81.03W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       YORK               SC   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HW-5 AND I-77.

0425 PM     HAIL             ELBERTON                34.11N 82.86W
03/15/2008  E1.75 INCH       ELBERT             GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0425 PM     HAIL             CALHOUN FALLS           34.09N 82.60W
03/15/2008  E1.75 INCH       ABBEVILLE          SC   TRAINED SPOTTER

            GROUND WHITE WITH HAIL

0428 PM     HAIL             CALHOUN FALLS           34.09N 82.60W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       ABBEVILLE          SC   AMATEUR RADIO

0438 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG WAXHAW                  34.92N 80.74W
03/15/2008                   UNION              NC   TRAINED SPOTTER

            EVES BLOWN OFF OF A HOUSE

0442 PM     HAIL             JONESVILLE              34.84N 81.68W
03/15/2008  E0.88 INCH       UNION              SC   TRAINED SPOTTER

0448 PM     HAIL             HARTWELL                34.35N 82.93W
03/15/2008  E1.50 INCH       HART               GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER REPORTED HAIL A LITTLE LESS THAN GOLF BALL SIZE.
            PD REPORTED LARGE HAIL BROKE A CAR WINDSHIELD IN TOWN.

0500 PM     HAIL             STARR                   34.38N 82.70W
03/15/2008  E1.00 INCH       ANDERSON           SC   NWS EMPLOYEE

0504 PM     HAIL             CALLISON                34.01N 82.13W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       GREENWOOD          SC   PUBLIC

            HAIL COVERING GROUND

0512 PM     HAIL             7 NE IVA                34.38N 82.58W
03/15/2008  E4.25 INCH       ANDERSON           SC   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HAIL RANGED FROM MARBLE TO SOFTBALL SIZED...COVERING THE
            GROUND. LOCATED ALONG WRIGHT SCHOOL ROAD NEAR THE
            ANDERSON...ABBEVILLE COUNTY LINE.

0530 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DONALDS                 34.38N 82.35W
03/15/2008                   ABBEVILLE          SC   NWS EMPLOYEE

            ONE TREE DOWN.

0535 PM     HAIL             2 N ELBERTON            34.13N 82.86W
03/15/2008  E1.00 INCH       ELBERT             GA   CO-OP OBSERVER

            OBSERVER REPORTED QUARTER SIZED HAIL. ALSO...TREES DOWN
            ON POWERLINES ALONG HW-72.

0535 PM     HAIL             COKESBURY               34.29N 82.21W
03/15/2008  E2.75 INCH       GREENWOOD          SC   AMATEUR RADIO

0535 PM     TSTM WND DMG     COKESBURY               34.29N 82.21W
03/15/2008                   GREENWOOD          SC   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREES BLOWN DOWN

0539 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LAKE GREENWOOD          34.27N 82.05W
03/15/2008                   GREENWOOD          SC   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES DOWN

0539 PM     HAIL             LAKE GREENWOOD          34.27N 82.05W
03/15/2008  E0.75 INCH       GREENWOOD          SC   BROADCAST MEDIA

0540 PM     TSTM WND DMG     6 SW DUE WEST           34.27N 82.46W
03/15/2008                   ABBEVILLE          SC   NWS EMPLOYEE

            ONE TREE DOWN ALONG HW-201.

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