• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    NCZ503-504-506-112315- Burke Mountains NC-Greater Burke NC-Eastern McDowell NC- 640 PM EDT WED JUL 11 2018 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT EAST CENTRAL MCDOWELL AND WEST CENTRAL BURKE COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM EDT... At 639 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 10 miles northwest of Morganton, or near Table Rock, moving south at 15 mph. Locations to be impacted include... Morganton, Glen Alpine, Lake James, Table Rock, Nebo and Oak Hill. Wind gusts up to 45 mph and pea size hail will be possible in these areas. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Lake James is in the path of this storm. Cloud to ground lightning and gusty winds will create dangerous boating conditions. Move to shore immediately. && LAT...LON 3587 8191 3589 8178 3571 8170 3569 8196 TIME...MOT...LOC 2239Z 353DEG 13KT 3582 8185 $$

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