SEVER THUNDERSTORM WARNING NC

Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Alert:
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    McDowell County in western North Carolina…
    Northern Rutherford County in western North Carolina…
    Caldwell County in western North Carolina…
    Southeastern Avery County in western North Carolina…
    Southeastern Buncombe County in western North Carolina…
    Northwestern Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina…
    Burke County in western North Carolina…

  • Until 530 PM EDT.

  • At 437 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
    extending from 5 miles southeast of Deep Gap to 8 miles east of
    Marion to 15 miles east of Downtown Asheville, moving east at 45
    mph.
    HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
    SOURCE…Radar indicated.
    IMPACT…Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind
    damage to trees and power lines.

  • Locations impacted include…
    Lenoir, Morganton, Marion, Sawmills, Granite Falls, Valdese,
    Gamewell, Hudson, Icard and Cajah`s Mountain.
    HAIL…1.00IN
    WIND…60MPH
    Instructions:
    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.
    Target Area:
    Avery
    Buncombe
    Burke
    Caldwell
    Cleveland
    McDowell
    Rutherford

About Allen Aycoth

President of The Blue Ridge Weather Watch
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