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Special Weather Statement issued July 18 at 6:47PM EDT by NWS

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Last Updated on July 18, 2022 7:29 pm


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2022-07-18T18:47:00-04:00
Actual
Alert
Public
Alert for Avery; Caldwell 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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2022-07-18T19:15:00-04:00
2022-07-18T19:30:00-04:00
NWS Greenville-Spartanburg (Western North Carolina and Northwest South Carolina)
Special Weather Statement issued July 18 at 6:47PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northeastern
Mitchell, northwestern Caldwell and Avery Counties through 730 PM
EDT…
At 647 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5
miles west of Newland, moving east at 35 mph.
HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects.
Locations impacted include…
Newland, Banner Elk, Elk Park, Beech Mountain In Avery County,
Crossnore, Sugar Mountain, Seven Devils, Grandfather Mountain State
Park, B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls To Grandfather and Blowing Rock In
Caldwell County.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST…50 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

WMOHEADER

UGC
NCZ033-050-501

VTEC

TIME…MOT…LOC
2247Z 248DEG 29KT 3607 8202

Avery; Caldwell Mountains; Mitchell
36.21,-81.91 36.19,-81.88 36.19,-81.86 36.16,-81.83 36.11,-81.81 36.12,-81.64 35.99,-81.57 35.98,-81.88 36,-81.9 35.98,-81.92 35.98,-82.13 36.12,-82.15 36.13,-82.14 36.11,-82.13 36.1,-82.08 36.13,-82.05 36.12,-82.03 36.22,-81.97 36.26,-81.9 36.21,-81.91

FIPS6
037011

FIPS6
037027

FIPS6
037121

UGC
NCZ033

UGC
NCZ050

UGC
NCZ501

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