Etowah, NC (28729)

4:29 PM EDT on August 27, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Active Advisory: Special Statement

Elev 2162 ft 35.31 °N, 82.61 °W | Updated 10 minutes ago

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89.6 °F
Feels Like 95 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SW

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Pressure 30.11 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2800 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 8000 ft
Heat Index 95 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 53%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
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Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KAVL 271954Z 15008KT 10SM FEW028 SCT060 BKN080 28/20 A3020 RMK AO2 RAE40 SLP196 P0000 T02830200
Pressure 30.11 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2800 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 8000 ft
Heat Index 95 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 53%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:59 AM 8:03 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KAVL 271954Z 15008KT 10SM FEW028 SCT060 BKN080 28/20 A3020 RMK AO2 RAE40 SLP196 P0000 T02830200

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Special Statement
Issued: 4:23 PM EDT Aug. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm with intense lightning will impact west
central Rutherford... southeastern Buncombe... central Polk and
northeastern Henderson counties until 500 PM EDT...

At 423 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
with intense lightning 8 miles north of Columbus... or 5 miles south
of Lake Lure... moving west at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Hendersonville... Columbus... Fairview in Buncombe County... Laurel
Park... Lake lure... Chimney Rock State Park... Bat Cave... Mountain
home... Dana and Mill Spring.

In addition to intense lightning... wind gusts up to 50 mph 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.

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. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.


Lat... Lon 3545 8205 3525 8216 3531 8252 3557 8240
time... Mot... loc 2023z 110deg 15kt 3537 8221


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417 PM EDT Sat Aug 27 2016

... A strong thunderstorm with intense lightning will impact
northwestern Rutherford... southeastern Buncombe... southwestern
McDowell and northeastern Henderson counties until 445 PM EDT...

At 417 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm with
intense lightning 16 miles northwest of Rutherfordton... or near Lake
Lure... moving west at 15 mph.

Locations to be impacted include... Black
Mountain... Swannanoa... Fairview in Buncombe County... Lake Lure...
Chimney Rock State Park... Bat Cave... Fletcher... Montreat and Gerton.

In addition to intense lightning... wind gusts up to 50 mph 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.

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. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.


Lat... Lon 3555 8209 3554 8208 3543 8216 3540 8219
      3540 8225 3544 8250 3569 8238
time... Mot... loc 2017z 110deg 15kt 3550 8220


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