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Special Weather Statement issued July 02 at 7:46PM EDT by NWS

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Last Updated on July 2, 2022 8:29 pm


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2022-07-02T19:46:00-04:00
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Alert
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Alert for Alexander; 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
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2022-07-02T20:08:00-04:00
2022-07-02T20:30:00-04:00
NWS Greenville-Spartanburg (Western North Carolina and Northwest South Carolina)
Special Weather Statement issued July 02 at 7:46PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northeastern
McDowell, west central Alexander, east central Mitchell, Caldwell,
Avery and central Burke Counties through 830 PM EDT…
At 746 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Lenoir, moving southeast at 10 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, Newland, Morganton, Sawmills, Granite Falls, Valdese,
Gamewell, Hudson, Cajah`s Mountain and Drexel.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST…40 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

WMOHEADER

UGC
NCZ033-035-050-501>505

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TIME…MOT…LOC
2346Z 301DEG 7KT 3593 8155

Alexander; Avery; Burke Mountains; Caldwell Mountains; Greater Burke; Greater Caldwell; McDowell Mountains; Mitchell
36.12,-81.81 36.11,-81.78 35.98,-81.29 35.79,-81.35 35.69,-81.52 35.83,-81.87 36,-82.12 36.14,-81.88 36.12,-81.81

FIPS6
037003

FIPS6
037011

FIPS6
037023

FIPS6
037027

FIPS6
037111

FIPS6
037121

UGC
NCZ033

UGC
NCZ035

UGC
NCZ050

UGC
NCZ501

UGC
NCZ502

UGC
NCZ503

UGC
NCZ504

UGC
NCZ505

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