Last Updated on June 14, 2022 2:30 am
Alert for Avery; Burke Mountains; Caldwell 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 June 14 at 2:27AM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northwestern
Caldwell, Avery and northwestern Burke Counties through 300 AM EDT…
At 227 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Newland, or near Elk Park, moving southeast at 15 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…
Newland, Banner Elk, Elk Park, Beech Mountain In Avery County,
Crossnore, Sugar Mountain, Seven Devils, Grandfather Mountain State
Park, Linville Falls and B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls To Grandfather.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST…50 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
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.
0627Z 322DEG 15KT 3613 8196
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