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McDowell County Emergency Management
Friday June 17th, 2022 :: 02:58 p.m. EDT

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 07:00PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 385 IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA ELBERT FRANKLIN HABERSHAM HART RABUN STEPHENS IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 28 COUNTIES IN PIEDMONT NORTH CAROLINA ALEXANDER CABARRUS CATAWBA CLEVELAND DAVIE GASTON IREDELL LINCOLN MECKLENBURG ROWAN UNION NC IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AVERY BUNCOMBE BURKE CALDWELL GRAHAM HAYWOOD HENDERSON JACKSON MACON MADISON MCDOWELL MITCHELL POLK RUTHERFORD SWAIN TRANSYLVANIA YANCEY IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA ABBEVILLE ANDERSON CHEROKEE CHESTER GREENVILLE GREENWOOD LAURENS OCONEE PICKENS SPARTANBURG UNION SC YORK THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ABBEVILLE, ADVANCE, ALARKA, ALLENSTAND, ALMOND, ANDERSON, ASHEVILLE, ASHFORD, BALDWIN, BANNER ELK, BEREA, BETHLEHEM, BLACK MOUNTAIN, BLACKSTOCK, BOYDVILLE, BREVARD, BRYSON CITY, BURNSVILLE, BUSICK, CALHOUN FALLS, CANDLER, CANON, CANTON, CATAWBA, CEDAR MOUNTAIN, CELO, CHARLOTTE, CHESTER, CLARKESVILLE, CLAYTON, CLEMSON, CLINTON, COLUMBUS, CONCORD, CORNELIA, CORNWELL, COVE CREEK, CROUSE, CRUSO, CULLOWHEE, DACUSVILLE, DANA, DEMOREST, DYSARTSVILLE, EASLEY, EAST FLAT ROCK, ELBERTON, ELLENDALE, ETOWAH, FARMINGTON, FAUST, FERO, FLETCHER, FOREST CITY, FORK CHURCH, FORK SHOALS, FORTSONIA, FRANKLIN, FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GAFFNEY, GASTONIA, GLENWOOD, GRANITE FALLS, GREAT FALLS, GREENVILLE, GREER, GUMLOG, HARTWELL, HENDERSONVILLE, HICKORY, HIDDENITE, HIGHLANDS, HOLLYWOOD, HOT SPRINGS, HUNTERSVILLE, INDIAN TRAIL, INGALLS, KANNAPOLIS, KINGS CREEK, KINGS MOUNTAIN, KYLE, LAURENS, LAVONIA, LENOIR, LINCOLNTON, LITTLE RIVER, LUADA, LUCK, MARION, MARS HILL, MARSHALL, MATTHEWS, MAULDIN, MICAVILLE, MIDDLETON, MILL SPRING, MILLERSVILLE, MOCKSVILLE, MONARCH MILLS, MONROE, MOORESVILLE, MORGANTON, MOUNTAIN CITY, MOUNTAIN REST, NEBO, NEWLAND, NEWTON, NINETY SIX, NUBERG, OAKWAY, PATTERSON, PINE MOUNTAIN, PLEASANT GROVE, POPLAR, RAINBOW SPRINGS, RAMSEYTOWN, REED CREEK, ROBBINSVILLE, ROCK HILL, ROYSTON, RUCKERSVILLE, RUTHERFORDTON, SALISBURY, SALUDA, SAWMILLS, SENECA, SHELBY, SIMPSONVILLE, SPARTANBURG, SPINDALE, SPRUCE PINE, ST. STEPHENS, STATESVILLE, STECOAH, STONY POINT, SUGAR HILL, SWISS, SYLVA, TAYLORS, TAYLORSVILLE, TOCCOA, TRINITY, TRYON, TUCKASEGEE, TUXEDO, UNION, VALDESE, WALHALLA, WALNUT, WARE SHOALS, WATERVILLE, WAYNESVILLE, WEDDINGTON, WESSER, AND WESTMINSTER.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ELBERT, GA ... FRANKLIN, GA ... HABERSHAM, GA ... HART, GA ... RABUN, GA ... STEPHENS, GA ... ALEXANDER, NC ... AVERY, NC ... BUNCOMBE, NC ... BURKE, NC ... CABARRUS, NC ... CALDWELL, NC ... CATAWBA, NC ... CLEVELAND, NC ... DAVIE, NC ... GASTON, NC ... GRAHAM, NC ... HAYWOOD, NC ... HENDERSON, NC ... IREDELL, NC ... JACKSON, NC ... LINCOLN, NC ... MCDOWELL, NC ... MACON, NC ... MADISON, NC ... MECKLENBURG, NC ... MITCHELL, NC ... POLK, NC ... ROWAN, NC ... RUTHERFORD, NC ... SWAIN, NC ... TRANSYLVANIA, NC ... UNION, NC ... YANCEY, NC ... ABBEVILLE, SC ... ANDERSON, SC ... CHEROKEE, SC ... CHESTER, SC ... GREENVILLE, SC ... GREENWOOD, SC ... LAURENS, SC ... OCONEE, SC ... PICKENS, SC ... SPARTANBURG, SC ... UNION, SC ... YORK, SC

Address/Location
McDowell County Emergency Management
41 S Garden St
Marion, NC 28752

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-652-3241

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Watch

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