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Cherokee County, NC Emergency Management
Monday May 14th, 2018 :: 05:58 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:30PM

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Cherokee County in southwestern North Carolina... Clay County in southwestern North Carolina...

* Until 630 PM EDT.

* At 548 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Hayesville, and is nearly stationary. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Andrews, Murphy, Hayesville, Shooting Creek, Tusquitee, Brasstown and Marble. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHEROKEE ... CLAY

Instructions:

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside should move immediately to shelter inside a strong building. Stay away from windows. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Address/Location
Cherokee County, NC Emergency Management
59 Hiwassee St
Murphy, NC 28906

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-837-7352

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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