PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG SC

 
TIME (EDT) .....CITY LOCATION....... ST   ...EVENT/REMARKS...
           .....COUNTY LOCATION.....

515 AM     CULLOWHEE                 NC   WIND DAMAGE
05/06/99   JACKSON                        ONE TREE DOWN AND
                                          WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES
                                          IN CULLOWHEE. REPORT FROM
                                          JACKSON COUNTY 911.
 
521 AM     3 E SYLVA                 NC   .75 INCH HAIL
05/06/99   JACKSON                        DIME-SIZED HAIL (AND A LOT
                                          OF PEA-SIZED HAIL) FALLING
                                          IN THE ADDIE COMMUNITY.
                                          POWER OUTAGES IN THE
                                          REGION AS WELL. REPORT
                                          FROM HAM RADIO OPERATOR.
 
515 AM     SAVANNAH                  NC   WIND DAMAGE
05/06/99   JACKSON                        COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS
                                          TREES AND POWER LINES
                                          DOWN.

615 AM     ASHEVILLE                 NC   TORNADO
05/06/99   BUNCOMBE                       ASHEVILLE 911 RELAYS
                                          PUBLIC REPORT OF TORNADO
                                          TOUCHDOWN ON BILTMORE
                                          AVENUE. POWER LINES DOWN.
 
615 AM     ASHEVILLE                 NC   TORNADO
05/06/99   BUNCOMBE                       ASHEVILLE 911 RELAYS
                                          PUBLIC REPORT OF TORNADO
                                          TOUCHDOWN ON CHESTNUT
                                          AVE. TREE/LINES DOWN.
 
628 AM     SWANNANOA                 NC   WIND DAMAGE
05/06/99   BUNCOMBE                       BUNCOMBE COUNTY SHERIFF
                                          REPORTS TREES DOWN IN TOWN
                                          OF SWANNANOA.
 
630 AM     ASHEVILLE                 NC   WIND DAMAGE
05/06/99   BUNCOMBE                       BUNCOMBE EOC REPORTS TREE
                                          ON CAR AND SIDING BLOWN OFF
                                          HOUSE ON HAYWOOD ROAD.
 
630 AM     ASHEVILLE                 NC   WIND DAMAGE
05/06/99   BUNCOMBE                       BUNCOMBE COUNTY EOC
                                          REPORTS GARAGE DESTROYED
                                          IN CITY OF ASHEVILLE.