Weather Alert
Yancey County, NC
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 4/13/19 1:56 PM
End: 4/13/19 3:05 PM
Dur: 01:09
Canceled 4/13/19 3:05 PM

Special Weather Statement issued April 13 at 1:56PM EDT by NWS
...A THUNDERSTORM WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL IMPACT MCDOWELL...
SOUTHEASTERN MITCHELL...EAST CENTRAL BUNCOMBE...SOUTHEASTERN YANCEY AND WEST CENTRAL BURKE COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM EDT...
At 155 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a thunderstorm with torrential rainfall 6 miles west of Marion, or 4 miles northeast of Old Fort, moving northeast at 15 mph.
Locations to be impacted include...
Marion, Old Fort, Lake James State Park, B.R. Parkway-Little Switzerland To Linville, Lake James, B.R. Parkway-Craggy To Little Switzerland, Linville Falls, Montreat, Nebo and Pleasant Gardens.
Wind gusts up to 45 mph, half inch hail and torrential rainfall rates up to 3 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.


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