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Hurricane Maria Forecast To Bring Impacts To East Coast

Hurricane Maria will approach the Mid-Atlantic coast early this week then finally shove eastward into the open Atlantic. Maria will likely not make landfall but will come close to portions of North Carolina midweek and could bring tropical storm force winds, locally heavy rain, storm surge, and very rough surf. Maria will create hazardous surf and rip currents for much of the East Coast this week. Read More >

The National Weather Service at Greenville-Spartanburg will be commemorating the 25th anniversary of the May 5th, 1989 tornado outbreak for Severe Weather Awareness Week, 2014. This is one of the worst tornado outbreaks to have ever impacted the Western Carolinas. The primary areas hit were near Chesnee, SC, areas from near Lawndale, to Toluca and Vale, to the Propst community in Cleveland/Lincoln/Catawba Counties in North Carolina, and the Wesley Chapel/Unionville area in Union County, NC. If you, or anyone you know experienced these tornadoes, and have testimony, photos, or video you'd like to share, please send an e-mail to Justin.Lane@noaa.gov.