Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
1151 AM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

NCZ033-048>050-052-053-503-231630-
Buncombe NC-Haywood NC-Yancey NC-Burke Mountains NC-Madison NC-
Avery NC-Mitchell NC-
1151 AM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT MADISON...MITCHELL...SOUTHERN
AVERY...NORTHWESTERN BUNCOMBE...FAR NORTHEAST HAYWOOD...AND YANCEY
COUNTIES UNTIL 1230 PM EDT...

At 1151 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a
line extending from 8 miles northeast of Burnsville to 11 miles west
of Marshall, and moving east at 30 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Spruce Pine, Burnsville, Marshall, Mars Hill, Hot Springs,
Bakersville, Crossnore, Linville Falls, Leicester and Weaverville.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea size hail will be possible in these
areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio and
tv stations, as well as local cable tv outlets for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

&&

LAT...LON 3600 8178 3595 8193 3596 8195 3593 8196
      3563 8278 3578 8304 3577 8299 3584 8292
      3586 8292 3597 8261 3595 8256 3601 8246
      3604 8244 3610 8227
TIME...MOT...LOC 1551Z 277DEG 24KT 3603 8224 3582 8288

$$

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