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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Avery County, NC at 606 pm EDT, May 6th 2022

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Last Updated on May 6, 2022 6:11 pm

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BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
606 PM EDT Fri May 6 2022

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    Mitchell County in western North Carolina…
    Avery County in western North Carolina…
    Yancey County in western North Carolina…
  • Until 645 PM EDT.
  • At 605 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles northwest
    of Burnsville, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and power lines.

  • Locations impacted include…
    Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Newland, Banner Elk, Elk Park,
    Bakersville, Beech Mountain In Avery County, Crossnore, Sugar
    Mountain and Linville Falls.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 800 PM EDT for western North
Carolina.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National
Weather Service 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.

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