Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
628 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022

NCZ053-505-507-508-191100-
Buncombe NC-McDowell Mountains NC-Greater Rutherford NC-
Rutherford Mountains NC-
628 AM EDT Thu May 19 2022

...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of southwestern
McDowell, northwestern Rutherford and eastern Buncombe Counties
through 700 AM EDT...

At 626 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 16 miles southeast of Marshall to 8 miles east
of Downtown Asheville. Movement was east at 40 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph and half inch hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
         unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
         possible.

Locations impacted include...
Black Mountain, Swannanoa, Fairview In Buncombe County, Lake Lure,
Old Fort, the B.R. Parkway between East Asheville and Little
Switzerland, Warren Wilson College, Chimney Rock State Park,
and Chimney Rock Village.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

&&

LAT...LON 3571 8228 3570 8228 3570 8226 3571 8224
      3569 8207 3558 8205 3554 8208 3554 8204
      3537 8200 3546 8227 3547 8227 3550 8233
      3549 8235 3552 8244 3574 8249
TIME...MOT...LOC 1026Z 290DEG 34KT 3569 8243 3556 8240

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.50 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

$$

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