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Special Weather Statement issued July 08 at 7:18PM EDT by NWS

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2022-07-08T19:18:00-04:00
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Alert
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Alert for Avery; Burke Mountains; McDowell Mountains; Mitchell; Yancey (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service

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Special Weather Statement
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Minor
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2022-07-08T19:25:00-04:00
2022-07-08T20:00:00-04:00
NWS Greenville-Spartanburg (Western North Carolina and Northwest South Carolina)
Special Weather Statement issued July 08 at 7:18PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
…Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of northeastern
McDowell, Mitchell, Avery, northern Yancey and northwestern Burke
Counties through 800 PM EDT…
At 717 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 6 miles east of Elizabethton Tennessee to 4
miles northwest of Burnsville. Movement was southeast at 35 mph.
HAZARD…Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects.
Locations impacted include…
Spruce Pine, Newland, Banner Elk, Elk Park, Bakersville, Beech
Mountain, Crossnore, Sugar Mountain, Linville Falls and a portion of
the Blue Ridge Parkway.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST…40 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

WMOHEADER

UGC
NCZ033-049-050-503-505

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TIME…MOT…LOC
2317Z 297DEG 31KT 3635 8211 3597 8233

Avery; Burke Mountains; McDowell Mountains; Mitchell; Yancey
36.27,-81.89 36.21,-81.9 36.19,-81.88 36.19,-81.86 36.11,-81.81 36.07,-81.74 35.76,-81.95 35.74,-81.98 36.02,-82.45 36.1,-82.39 36.14,-82.29 36.13,-82.25 36.16,-82.22 36.14,-82.18 36.15,-82.15 36.11,-82.13 36.1,-82.08 36.13,-82.05 36.12,-82.03 36.29,-81.92 36.27,-81.89

FIPS6
037011

FIPS6
037023

FIPS6
037111

FIPS6
037121

FIPS6
037199

UGC
NCZ033

UGC
NCZ049

UGC
NCZ050

UGC
NCZ503

UGC
NCZ505

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