Last Updated on July 6, 2022 6:29 pm
Alert for Avery; Burke Mountains; Caldwell Mountains; Greater Burke; Greater Caldwell; McDowell Mountains (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Greenville-Spartanburg (Western North Carolina and Northwest South Carolina)
Special Weather Statement issued July 06 at 6:04PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northeastern
McDowell, southwestern Caldwell, southeastern Avery and northwestern
Burke Counties through 645 PM EDT…
At 604 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11
miles south of Newland, or 5 miles southeast of Linville Falls,
moving southeast at 25 mph.
HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
Locations impacted include…
Lenoir, Gamewell, Table Rock, Linville Falls, Glen Alpine, Lake
James, Lake James State Park, B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls To
Grandfather, Collettsville and Ashford.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST…50 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT for
western North Carolina.
2204Z 319DEG 20KT 3593 8186
35.89,-81.53 35.68,-81.86 35.72,-81.87 35.76,-81.92 35.97,-82.01 36.03,-81.88 35.89,-81.53