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Clay County, NC
Saturday June 22nd, 2019 :: 12:06 a.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 01:00AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Cherokee County in southwestern North Carolina... Clay County in southwestern North Carolina... Southeastern Polk County in east Tennessee... Southeastern Monroe County in east Tennessee...

* Until 100 AM EDT.

* At 1204 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of Town Of Santeetlah to 8 miles northeast of Ducktown to near Eton, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Andrews, Murphy, Ducktown, Hayesville, Nantahala Lake, William L. Davenport Refuge, Tusquitee, Violet, Big Frog Mountain, Turtletown, Hiawasse Dam, Copperhill, Marble, Brasstown, Shooting Creek, Hot House, Topton and Unaka.

* AFFECTED AREAS: POLK, TN ... MONROE, TN ... CLAY, NC ... CHEROKEE, NC

Instructions:

This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage across southeast Tennessee. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Address/Location
Clay County, NC
345 Courthouse Drive
Hayesville, NC 28904

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-389-8052

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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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