8/5/2022 8:04:00 PM until 8/5/2022 8:30:00 PM EXPIRED
People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southwestern Union
and northeastern Fannin Counties through 830 PM EDT...
At 804 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was over Dial, or 8 miles
southeast of Blue Ridge, moving north at 10 mph.
HAZARD...Up to 40 mph wind, pea sized hail and frequent cloud to
IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
light, unsecured objects.
Locations impacted include...
Blue Ridge, Morganton, Dial, Hemp, Margret, Hurst, Jones Creek and
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH