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Special Weather Statement for Avery County – Monday February 27, 2023

Last Updated on February 27, 2023 5:59 pm

Buncombe NC-Yancey NC-Avery NC-Madison NC-Mitchell NC-
552 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2023

…Showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds will impact portions
of Madison, Mitchell, Avery, northern Buncombe and Yancey Counties
through 630 PM EST…

At 552 PM EST, Doppler radar was tracking shower and thunderstorms
along a line extending from 5 miles northeast of Erwin to 15 miles
west of Marshall. Movement was east at 55 mph.

HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 40 mph.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects.

Locations impacted include…
Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Marshall, Newland, Woodfin, Weaverville,
Mars Hill, Banner Elk, Hot Springs and Elk Park.


If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

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