HIDE Special Weather Statement issued June 20 at 6:41PM EDT by NWS Greenville-Spartanburg
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHEASTERN MCDOWELL...EASTERN
MITCHELL...SOUTHERN AVERY AND NORTHWESTERN BURKE COUNTIES UNTIL 715
At 641 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles north of Spruce Pine, or near Bakersville, moving southeast at
Locations to be impacted include...
Spruce Pine, Bakersville, Crossnore, Linville Falls, B.R.
Parkway-Linville Falls To Grandfather, Bandana, Ingalls, Altamont,
Pineola and Ashford.
Wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible in these areas.