Weather Alert
McDowell County, NC
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/21/22 2:04 PM
End: 5/21/22 2:45 PM
Dur: 00:41
Canceled 5/21/22 2:45 PM

Special Weather Statement issued May 21 at 2:04PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg SC
At 204 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5 miles northwest of Spruce Pine, or near Bakersville, moving northeast at 10 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...
Spruce Pine, Newland, Elk Park, Bakersville, Crossnore, Sugar Mountain, Linville Falls, B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls To Grandfather, B.R. Parkway-Little Switzerland To Linville and B.R. Parkway-Craggy To Little Switzerland.



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