Last Updated on July 24, 2022 1:29 pm
Alert for Avery (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 24 at 1:26PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of central Avery County
through 200 PM EDT…
At 126 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Beech Mountain, or near Beech Mountain In Avery County. This storm
was nearly stationary.
HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 40 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…
Newland, Banner Elk, Elk Park, Beech Mountain In Avery County, Sugar
Mountain, Seven Devils, Grandfather Mountain State Park, B.R.
Parkway-Linville Falls To Grandfather and Minneapolis.
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
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.
1726Z 190DEG 2KT 3618 8191
36.27,-81.89 36.25,-81.9 36.24,-81.9 36.23,-81.91 36.21,-81.9 36.19,-81.88 36.19,-81.86 36.16,-81.83 36.11,-81.81 36.1,-81.78 36.06,-81.8 36.09,-82.04 36.12,-82.04 36.12,-82.03 36.29,-81.92 36.27,-81.89