Morganton, NC

10:25 AM EDT on May 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Burkemont | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Tornado Watch, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 1188 ft 35.73 °N, 81.69 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

64.6 °F
Feels Like 64.6 °F
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 0.0 mph

High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.68 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 8:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KMRN 241400Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR 16/16 A2968 RMK AO2 T01620162
Pressure 29.68 in
Visibility 5.0 miles
Dew Point 64 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.02 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:15 AM 8:32 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KMRN 241400Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR 16/16 A2968 RMK AO2 T01620162

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Watches & Warnings

Tornado Watch
Issued: 10:14 AM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued Tornado Watch 262 in
effect until 6 PM EDT this evening for the following areas

In Georgia this watch includes 6 counties

In northeast Georgia

Elbert Franklin Habersham
Hart Rabun Stephens

In North Carolina this watch includes 28 counties

In Piedmont North Carolina

Alexander Cabarrus Catawba
Cleveland Davie Gaston
Iredell Lincoln Mecklenburg
Rowan Union

In western North Carolina

Avery Buncombe Burke
Caldwell Graham Haywood
Henderson Jackson Macon
Madison McDowell Mitchell
Polk Rutherford Swain
Transylvania Yancey

In South Carolina this watch includes 12 counties

In upstate South Carolina

Abbeville Anderson Cherokee
Chester Greenville Greenwood
Laurens Oconee Pickens
Spartanburg Union York

This includes the cities of Abbeville, advance, Alarka,
Allenstand, Almond, Anderson, Asheville, Ashford, Baldwin,
Banner Elk, Berea, Bethlehem, Blackstock, Boydville, Brevard,
Bryson City, Burnsville, Busick, Calhoun Falls, Canon, Canton,
Catawba, Cedar Mountain, Celo, Charlotte, Chester, Clarkesville,
Clayton, Clemson, Clinton, Columbus, Concord, Cornelia, Cornwell,
Cove Creek, Crouse, Cruso, Cullowhee, Dacusville, Dana, Demorest,
Dysartsville, Easley, East Flat Rock, Elberton, Ellendale,
Etowah, Farmington, Faust, Fero, Fletcher, Forest City,
Fork church, Fork Shoals, Fortsonia, Franklin, Franklin Springs,
Gaffney, Gastonia, Glenwood, Granite Falls, Great Falls,
Greenville, Greer, Hartwell, Hendersonville, Hickory, Hiddenite,
Highlands, Hollywood, Hot Springs, Huntersville, Indian Trail,
Ingalls, Kannapolis, Kings Creek, Kings Mountain, Kyle,
Lake Adger, Lake Junaluska, Laurens, Lavonia, Lenoir, Lincolnton,
Little River, luada, Luck, Marion, Mars Hill, Marshall, Matthews,
Mauldin, Micaville, Middleton, Mill Spring, Millersville,
Mocksville, Monarch Mills, Monroe, Mooresville, Morganton,
Mount Mitchell State Park, Mountain City, Mountain Rest,
Nantahala Lake, Nebo, Newfound Gap, Newland, Newton, Ninety Six,
Nuberg, Oakway, Patterson, Pine Mountain, Pleasant Grove, Poplar,
Rainbow Springs, Ramseytown, Reed Creek, Robbinsville, Rock Hill,
Royston, Ruckersville, Rutherfordton, Salisbury, Saluda,
sawmills, Seneca, Shelby, Simpsonville, smokemont, Spartanburg,
Spindale, Spruce Pine, St. Stephens, Statesville, Stecoah,
Stony Point, Sugar Hill, Swiss, Sylva, Taylors, Taylorsville,
Toccoa, Trinity, Tryon, Tuckasegee, Tuxedo, Union, Valdese,
Walhalla, Walnut, Ware Shoals, Waterville, Waynesville,
Weddington, Wesser, Westminster, and Whitworth.

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:26 AM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

* small stream flood advisory for...
northwest Caldwell County in western North Carolina...
southwest Burke County in western North Carolina...

* until 1015 am EDT

* at 421 am EDT, gauge reports indicated that Johns River near
arneys store had risen out of its banks due to rainfall late
Tuesday night. The gauge had not yet crested. Low lying portions
of Johns River Road, as far upstream as the intersection of Wilson
Creek and the Johns River, may be flooded. Other nearby roads,
including Adako Road, Coffey Road, and playmore beach Road, might
also be flooded.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Heavy rainfall has caused appreciable rises on small creeks and
streams, possibly flooding low water crossings and farmland.
Remember, do not attempt to travel across flooded roads.

Please report flood water flowing over roads or threatening property,
or landslides to the National Weather Service 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 3592 8167 3585 8170 3578 8165 3578 8168
      3580 8171 3587 8177 3591 8178 3597 8173


423 am EDT Wed may 24 2017

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 10 am EDT this morning
through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast Georgia, North
Carolina, and upstate South Carolina, including the following
areas, in northeast Georgia, Elbert, Franklin, Habersham,
Hart, Rabun, and Stephens. In North Carolina, Alexander,
Avery, Buncombe, Burke mountains, Cabarrus, Caldwell
mountains, Catawba, Cleveland, Davie, eastern McDowell,
eastern Polk, Gaston, Graham, greater Burke, greater Caldwell,
greater Rutherford, Haywood, Henderson, Iredell, Lincoln,
Macon, Madison, McDowell Mountains, Mecklenburg, Mitchell,
northern Jackson, Polk mountains, Rowan, Rutherford mountains,
southern Jackson, Swain, Transylvania, Union, and Yancey. In
upstate South Carolina, Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee,
Chester, greater Greenville, greater Oconee, greater Pickens,
Greenville mountains, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee mountains,
Pickens mountains, Spartanburg, Union, and York.

* From 10 am EDT this morning through this evening

* showers and thunderstorms with moderate to heavy rainfall will
cross the area today. Widespread rainfall of 1 to 2 inches, with
locally higher amounts up to 4 inches will be possible in the
stronger thunderstorms.

* Due to the widespread rain that has fallen over much of this
area since the past weekend, the ground is near saturation and
stream levels are already running above normal. It will not take
much additional rainfall to produce flash flooding along smaller
creeks and streams. Main Stem rivers and their associated
tributaries will also rise gradually, and some minor flooding
will be possible along these streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.