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North Carolina, Eastern McDowell

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 5:06 PM EDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 5:15 PM EDT on May 01, 2016


The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northeastern Buncombe County in western North Carolina...
southern McDowell County in western North Carolina...

* until 545 PM EDT

* at 506 PM EDT... a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles east of
downtown Asheville... or near Black Mountain... moving east at 30 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs... siding and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Marion... Black Mountain... Swannanoa... Old Fort... Montreat... Sugar Hill...
Glenwood... Fero... Pleasant Gardens and b.R. Parkway-craggy to Little
Switzerland.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A few trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area.
Hail can cause major property damage... especially to vehicles. Seek
shelter inside an interior room.

This storm is producing frequent and intense lightning. Turn off
electrical appliances. Do not use corded telephones. Do not take a
Bath or shower.

Please report damaging winds... hail... or flooding to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free... 1... 800...
2 6 7... 8 1 0 1... or by posting on our facebook Page... or tweet it using
hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the
specific location where it occurred.


Lat... Lon 3574 8232 3573 8229 3570 8228 3570 8226
      3573 8220 3570 8189 3553 8195 3552 8197
      3555 8200 3554 8203 3554 8207 3552 8214
      3553 8217 3552 8221 3558 8243 3575 8239
time... Mot... loc 2106z 282deg 26kt 3565 8232

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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427 PM EDT sun may 1 2016

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southern Yancey County in western North Carolina...
northeastern Buncombe County in western North Carolina...
central McDowell County in western North Carolina...

* until 515 PM EDT

* at 427 PM EDT... a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles south of
Burnsville... or 5 miles west of Mount Mitchell State Park... moving
east at 20 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs... siding and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Marion... b.R. Parkway-craggy to Little Switzerland... Mount Mitchell
State Park... b.R. Parkway-Little Switzerland to Linville... North
Cove... Celo... Little Switzerland... Busick... Pleasant Gardens and
Woodlawn.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A few trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area.
Hail can cause major property damage... especially to vehicles. Seek
shelter inside an interior room.

This storm is producing frequent and intense lightning. Turn off
electrical appliances. Do not use corded telephones. Do not take a
Bath or shower.

Please report damaging winds... hail... or flooding to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free... 1... 800...
2 6 7... 8 1 0 1... or by posting on our facebook Page... or tweet it using
hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the
specific location where it occurred.


Lat... Lon 3561 8201 3568 8246 3581 8245 3582 8241
      3586 8242 3587 8215 3583 8214 3582 8212
      3585 8210 3585 8207 3586 8204 3588 8203
      3587 8200 3588 8198
time... Mot... loc 2027z 274deg 16kt 3577 8237

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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