Last Updated on June 15, 2022 7:29 pm
Alert for Avery; Mitchell (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 15 at 6:59PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northeastern
Mitchell and northwestern Avery Counties through 730 PM EDT…
At 658 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6
miles northwest of Newland, or near Elk Park, moving northeast at 15
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…
Elk Park 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
2258Z 213DEG 11KT 3615 8201
36.08,-81.96 36.06,-82.13 36.15,-82.17 36.15,-82.14 36.11,-82.13 36.11,-82.1 36.1,-82.08 36.11,-82.06 36.13,-82.05 36.12,-82.03 36.24,-81.95 36.08,-81.96