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Tornado Warning for Avery County, NC, Caldwell County, NC

Last Updated on April 10, 2021 8:20 pm

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BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
815 PM EDT Sat Apr 10 2021

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a

  • Tornado Warning for…
    Northeastern McDowell County in western North Carolina…
    West central Caldwell County in western North Carolina…
    Southeastern Avery County in western North Carolina…
    Western Burke County in western North Carolina…
  • Until 900 PM EDT.
  • At 815 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
    was located 8 miles east of Marion, or near Lake James State Park,
    moving north at 30 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado.

SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

  • This dangerous storm will be near…
    Glen Alpine around 820 PM EDT.
    Table Rock around 840 PM EDT.
    B.R. Parkway-Linville Falls To Grandfather around 900 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this dangerous thunderstorm include Nebo,
Edgemont, Collettsville, Oak Hill and Jonas Ridge.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A brief, weak tornado is likely. Mobile homes could be flipped.
Falling trees can cause death or serious injury, and major damage to
houses. Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of
a sturdy building.

Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not
wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National
Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg 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.

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