Morganton, NC (28655)

7:14 PM EDT on July 23, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Elev 1212 ft 35.71 °N, 81.66 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

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88.3 °F
Feels Like 96 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:28 AM 8:38 PM
Waning Gibbous, 82% visible
METAR KMRN 232255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 33/22 A3004 RMK AO2 T03250217
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:28 AM 8:38 PM
Waning Gibbous, 82% visible
METAR KMRN 232255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 33/22 A3004 RMK AO2 T03250217

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Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Issued: 6:51 PM EDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will impact southeastern Burke County until
715 PM EDT...

At 651 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles southwest of Hickory... or near Icard. This storm was nearly
stationary.

Locations to be impacted include... Valdese... Icard... Connelly
Springs... Rutherford College... lake Rhodhiss... Hildebran and Drexel.

Pea size hail and 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 3569 8142 3562 8149 3570 8169 3578 8155
      3578 8146
time... Mot... loc 2251z 142deg 4kt 3568 8146


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651 PM EDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... A strong thunderstorm will impact southeastern Burke County until
715 PM EDT...

At 651 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles southwest of Hickory... or near Icard. This storm was nearly
stationary.

Locations to be impacted include... Valdese... Icard... Connelly
Springs... Rutherford College... lake Rhodhiss... Hildebran and Drexel.

Pea size hail and 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 3569 8142 3562 8149 3570 8169 3578 8155
      3578 8146
time... Mot... loc 2251z 142deg 4kt 3568 8146


Cdg


522 PM EDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... Air quality alert in effect from 10 am to 8 PM EDT Sunday...

The North Carolina department of environmental quality in Raleigh NC
has issued a code Orange air quality action day for ground level
ozone... in effect from 10 am to 8 PM EDT Sunday for the Hickory
area.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information... please visit the North
Carolina division of air quality web site at
www.Ncair.Org/airaware/forecast/.



522 PM EDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... Air quality alert in effect from 10 am to 8 PM EDT Sunday...

The North Carolina department of environmental quality in Raleigh NC
has issued a code Orange air quality action day for ground level
ozone... in effect from 10 am to 8 PM EDT Sunday for the Hickory
area.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information... please visit the North
Carolina division of air quality web site at
www.Ncair.Org/airaware/forecast/.