Last Updated on June 17, 2022 4:29 pm
Alert for Avery (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
NWS Greenville-Spartanburg (Western North Carolina and Northwest South Carolina)
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 17 at 4:05PM EDT until June 17 at 4:30PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Northern Avery County in western North Carolina…
* Until 430 PM EDT.
* At 404 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 7 miles north of Beech Mountain to 8 miles northwest
of Newland, moving east at 25 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail.
IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and power lines.
* Locations impacted include…
Banner Elk, Elk Park, Beech Mountain In Avery County, Sugar
Mountain, Seven Devils, Minneapolis and Grandfather Mountain State
HAIL THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.88 IN
WIND THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST…60 MPH
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
minor flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
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
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