Greater Burke Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 10:06 PM EDT on May 26, 2015

... A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northwestern
Caldwell... northwestern Burke and southeastern Avery counties until
1045 PM EDT...

At 1005 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11
miles northwest of Morganton... or 8 miles southeast of Linville
Falls... moving northeast at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Seven Devils... Grandfather Mountain... Grandfather Mountain State
Park... b.R. Parkway... Linville Falls to Grandfather... Table Rock...
Upton... Jonas Ridge... Edgemont... Linville and Globe.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage... such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams and rivers may also rise
rapidly. Seek higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors... try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors...
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Try to unplug unnecessary appliances before the storm
approaches.


Lat... Lon 3611 8181 3612 8169 3612 8161 3608 8152
      3596 8162 3589 8173 3587 8169 3576 8177
      3583 8195 3585 8192 3589 8191 3594 8193
      3617 8183
time... Mot... loc 0205z 205deg 25kt 3587 8183


Ned


1006 PM EDT Tue may 26 2015

... A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northwestern
Caldwell... northwestern Burke and southeastern Avery counties until
1045 PM EDT...

At 1005 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11
miles northwest of Morganton... or 8 miles southeast of Linville
Falls... moving northeast at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Seven Devils... Grandfather Mountain... Grandfather Mountain State
Park... b.R. Parkway... Linville Falls to Grandfather... Table Rock...
Upton... Jonas Ridge... Edgemont... Linville and Globe.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage... such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams and rivers may also rise
rapidly. Seek higher ground if threatened by flood waters.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors... try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors...
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Try to unplug unnecessary appliances before the storm
approaches.


Lat... Lon 3611 8181 3612 8169 3612 8161 3608 8152
      3596 8162 3589 8173 3587 8169 3576 8177
      3583 8195 3585 8192 3589 8191 3594 8193
      3617 8183
time... Mot... loc 0205z 205deg 25kt 3587 8183


Ned