Graham Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 4:27 PM EDT Jul. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will impact southwestern Swain and Graham
counties until 500 PM EDT...

At 427 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9
miles northwest of Robbinsville, or 4 miles northwest of town of
Santeetlah, moving southeast at 25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Robbinsville, town of Santeetlah, Lake Santeetlah, Fontana Lake,
Fontana Village, Smoky Mountains-Twentymile creek, Smoky
Mountains-Fontana area, Wesser, Stecoah and Nantahala.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph will be possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.


Lat... Lon 3537 8401 3541 8402 3546 8396 3547 8392
      3551 8389 3541 8353 3529 8361 3528 8367
      3525 8370 3526 8372 3524 8375 3526 8379
      3525 8384 3535 8403
time... Mot... loc 2027z 295deg 22kt 3542 8392


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427 PM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will impact southwestern Swain and Graham
counties until 500 PM EDT...

At 427 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 9
miles northwest of Robbinsville, or 4 miles northwest of town of
Santeetlah, moving southeast at 25 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Robbinsville, town of Santeetlah, Lake Santeetlah, Fontana Lake,
Fontana Village, Smoky Mountains-Twentymile creek, Smoky
Mountains-Fontana area, Wesser, Stecoah and Nantahala.

Wind gusts up to 45 mph will be possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Gusty winds can blow down trees that are dead, or that have weakened
root systems. Outdoor furniture and similar items can be tossed
around if not anchored. Seek shelter indoors.


Lat... Lon 3537 8401 3541 8402 3546 8396 3547 8392
      3551 8389 3541 8353 3529 8361 3528 8367
      3525 8370 3526 8372 3524 8375 3526 8379
      3525 8384 3535 8403
time... Mot... loc 2027z 295deg 22kt 3542 8392


Rwh