Mid-America Catastrophe Services
Special Weather Statement in Cherokee County, North Carolina
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Cherokee County North Carolina Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed
Active Timeframe
8/5/2022 8:53:00 PM until 8/5/2022 9:45:00 PM   EXPIRED
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
Alert Summary
A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of eastern Cherokee and Clay Counties through 945 PM EDT... At 853 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Young Harris, or near Hayesville, moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 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... Andrews, Hayesville, Nantahala Lake, Shooting Creek, Tusquitee, Topton, Marble and Brasstown. MAX HAIL SIZE...0.50 IN MAX WIND GUST...50 MPH