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Special Weather Statement issued August 15 at 2:27PM EDT by NWS

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Last Updated on August 15, 2022 2:29 pm


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2022-08-15T14:27:00-04:00
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Alert for Avery; Burke Mountains; Caldwell Mountains; Greater Burke; Greater Caldwell; McDowell Mountains; Mitchell (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service

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Special Weather Statement
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Minor
Observed

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2022-08-15T14:27:00-04:00
2022-08-15T15:15:00-04:00
NWS Greenville-Spartanburg (Western North Carolina and Northwest South Carolina)
Special Weather Statement issued August 15 at 2:27PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northeastern
McDowell, east central Mitchell, Caldwell, southern Avery and
northwestern Burke Counties through 315 PM EDT…
At 227 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 13
miles west of Lenoir, or 8 miles north of Table Rock, moving
southeast at 20 mph.
HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
possible.
Locations impacted include…
Lenoir, Morganton, Spruce Pine, Gamewell, Cajah`s Mountain, Drexel,
Cedar Rock, Crossnore, Linville Falls and B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls
To Grandfather.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST…40 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

WMOHEADER

UGC
NCZ033-050-501>505

VTEC

TIME…MOT…LOC
1827Z 311DEG 16KT 3595 8176

Avery; Burke Mountains; Caldwell Mountains; Greater Burke; Greater Caldwell; McDowell Mountains; Mitchell
35.91,-82.07 36.06,-82 36.1,-81.83 36.09,-81.53 35.95,-81.38 35.68,-81.67 35.91,-82.07

FIPS6
037011

FIPS6
037023

FIPS6
037027

FIPS6
037111

FIPS6
037121

UGC
NCZ033

UGC
NCZ050

UGC
NCZ501

UGC
NCZ502

UGC
NCZ503

UGC
NCZ504

UGC
NCZ505

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