Hail Map for Old Fort, NC

The Old Fort, NC area has had 11 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 8 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Old Fort, NC on 29 occasions, including 2 occasions during the past year.

Name: Old Fort, NC
Where Located: 60 miles NNE of Greenville, SC
Map: Google Map for Old Fort, NC
Population: 908
Housing Units: 487
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Old Fort, NC

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7/21/2018 5:03 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/21/2018 5:06 PM EDT At 503 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of marion, or 5 miles south of old fort, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
6/26/2018 2:42 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/26/2018 2:46 PM EDT At 241 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles southwest of marion, or 6 miles east of old fort, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
6/25/2018 4:38 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/25/2018 4:42 PM EDT At 437 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 5 miles southeast of deep gap to 8 miles east of marion to 15 miles east of downtown asheville, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
6/25/2018 4:26 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/25/2018 4:30 PM EDT At 426 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near todd to 8 miles northeast of marion to 12 miles northeast of downtown asheville, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include, downtown asheville, marion, spruce pine, burnsville, newland, east asheville, west asheville, north asheville, black mountain and woodfin.
6/25/2018 4:00 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/25/2018 4:05 PM EDT At 359 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 4 miles north of beech mountain to 11 miles northwest of marion to 6 miles south of marshall, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
5/31/2018 9:03 PM EDT A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 930 pm edt for southwestern mcdowell. northern henderson. east central haywood and buncombe counties. At 903 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles southeast of downtown asheville, or near fairview in buncombe county, moving southeast at 25 mph.
5/31/2018 8:41 PM EDT At 840 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 12 miles southwest of burnsville to 4 miles north of downtown asheville, moving southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to trees and power lines
5/31/2018 4:19 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/31/2018 4:23 PM EDT At 419 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles southwest of marion, or 7 miles south of old fort, and is nearly stationary (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
10/23/2017 3:15 PM EDT Westerman st. at mill creek underwater in mcdowell county NC, 0.1 miles ESE of Old Fort, NC
9/5/2017 4:11 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern mcdowell, eastern buncombe and southeastern yancey counties will expire at 415 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.
9/5/2017 4:02 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 9/5/2017 4:06 PM EDT At 402 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles east of downtown asheville, or near black mountain, moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to trees and power lines. locations impacted include, black mountain, old fort, mount mitchell state park, b. r. parkway-craggy to little switzerland, montreat, busick, swannanoa, sugar hill and b. r. Parkway-east asheville to craggy gardens.
9/5/2017 3:52 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 9/5/2017 3:56 PM EDT At 352 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles east of downtown asheville, or near black mountain, moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to trees and power lines. locations impacted include, black mountain, swannanoa, old fort, b. r. parkway-east asheville to craggy gardens, mount mitchell state park, b. r. Parkway-craggy to little switzerland, montreat, busick, sugar hill and fairview in buncombe county.
9/5/2017 3:36 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 9/5/2017 3:39 PM EDT At 336 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles east of downtown asheville, or over warren wilson college, moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
8/4/2017 6:45 PM EDT Fire dept reported a tree down on salem church rd. times estimated from rada in mcdowell county NC, 2.6 miles NW of Old Fort, NC
8/4/2017 6:45 PM EDT Emergency mngr reported a tree down on a house at old fort sugar hill rd and parker padgett rd. time estimated from rada in mcdowell county NC, 3.4 miles NW of Old Fort, NC
8/4/2017 6:42 PM EDT Fire dept reported trees down on mack noblitt rd at silvers welch rd. time estimated from rada in mcdowell county NC, 3.1 miles NNW of Old Fort, NC
8/4/2017 6:35 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 8/4/2017 6:38 PM EDT At 635 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles southwest of marion, or near old fort, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
7/23/2017 2:23 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/23/2017 2:29 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern mcdowell, northwestern rutherford and southeastern buncombe counties will expire at 230 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.
7/23/2017 1:51 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/23/2017 1:55 PM EDT At 151 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 5 miles west of hickory to 3 miles south of marion, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include, hickory, morganton, newton, marion, conover, longview, sawmills, granite falls, valdese and icard.
7/23/2017 1:47 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/23/2017 1:52 PM EDT At 146 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of marion, or 4 miles south of old fort, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
7/23/2017 1:45 PM EDT A few trees and many large limbs down near bat cave road...moffit hill road and campground roa in mcdowell county NC, 1.7 miles NW of Old Fort, NC
7/23/2017 1:34 PM EDT Numerous trees down on parker padgett road...greenlee road...ebenezer road...and lackey town roa in mcdowell county NC, 3.3 miles W of Old Fort, NC
7/23/2017 1:27 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/23/2017 1:31 PM EDT At 126 pm edt, a cluster of locally severe thunderstorms was oriented along a line extending from 6 miles south of lenoir to 9 miles west of marion, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
7/15/2017 3:37 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/15/2017 3:41 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southern mcdowell and northwestern rutherford counties will expire at 345 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm.
7/15/2017 3:21 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/15/2017 3:24 PM EDT At 255 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of marion, or 6 miles southeast of old fort, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
7/15/2017 2:55 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/15/2017 2:59 PM EDT At 255 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of marion, or 6 miles southeast of old fort, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
7/14/2017 4:54 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/14/2017 5:00 PM EDT At 453 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles northwest of morganton, or near table rock, moving east at 10 mph. another severe thunderstorm cell was located near woodlawn, and a third was located north of old fort (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to trees and power lines. locations impacted include, marion, old fort, lake james state park, b. r. parkway-little switzerland to linville, lake james, b. r. Parkway-craggy to little switzerland, nebo, pleasant gardens, ashford and woodlawn.
7/14/2017 4:34 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/14/2017 4:39 PM EDT At 433 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles south of spruce pine, moving east at 15 mph. several other strong to severe thunderstorms were developing near the blue ridge escarpment inside the warned area (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
7/13/2017 5:34 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/13/2017 5:38 PM EDT At 534 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of marion, or near old fort, moving east at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include, old fort and sugar hill.
7/13/2017 5:14 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/13/2017 5:20 PM EDT At 514 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of marion, or near old fort, moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to trees and power lines
7/1/2017 8:00 PM EDT Few trees down on cars on bat cave rd south of old fort in mcdowell county NC, 0.7 miles N of Old Fort, NC
6/13/2017 4:37 PM EDT 8 to 10 trees blown over or uprooted on salem church road and a house with roof damage on silvers welch road. other damage to a tractor and small building damage in mcdowell county NC, 3.1 miles NNW of Old Fort, NC
6/13/2017 4:35 PM EDT Trees down on silver welch roa in mcdowell county NC, 2 miles N of Old Fort, NC
6/13/2017 4:29 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/13/2017 4:36 PM EDT At 429 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of marion, or near old fort, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
5/28/2017 1:07 AM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/28/2017 1:13 AM EDT At 107 am edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of rutherfordton to 12 miles south of columbus to near greenville downtown, moving southeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include, marion, rutherfordton, columbus, spindale, tryon, old fort, chimney rock state park, green hill, mill spring and thermal city.
5/28/2017 12:48 AM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/28/2017 12:53 AM EDT At 1248 am edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 15 miles northeast of hendersonville to 9 miles southwest of columbus to 6 miles north of easley, moving southeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include, marion, rutherfordton, columbus, taylors, berea, welcome, travelers rest, spindale, landrum and slater-marietta.
5/28/2017 12:48 AM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/28/2017 12:53 AM EDT At 1248 am edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 15 miles northeast of hendersonville to 9 miles southwest of columbus to 6 miles north of easley, moving southeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include, marion, rutherfordton, columbus, taylors, berea, welcome, travelers rest, spindale, landrum and slater-marietta.
5/28/2017 12:18 AM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/28/2017 12:23 AM EDT At 1217 am edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 4 miles northwest of downtown asheville to 6 miles northeast of brevard to 17 miles northwest of pickens, moving southeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to trees and power lines
5/28/2017 12:18 AM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/28/2017 12:23 AM EDT At 1217 am edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 4 miles northwest of downtown asheville to 6 miles northeast of brevard to 17 miles northwest of pickens, moving southeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to trees and power lines
5/19/2017 2:18 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/19/2017 2:22 PM EDT At 218 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southwest of marion, or 5 miles southeast of old fort, moving southeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
8/27/2016 5:45 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 8/27/2016 5:49 PM EDT At 545 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles west of marion, or near old fort, moving northwest at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. locations impacted include, marion, spruce pine, burnsville, old fort, b. r. parkway-little switzerland to linville, lake james, b. r. Parkway-craggy to little switzerland, mount mitchell state park, lake james state park and montreat.
8/27/2016 5:18 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 8/27/2016 5:22 PM EDT At 518 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles northwest of marion, moving northwest at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
8/17/2016 3:40 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 8/17/2016 3:43 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern mcdowell county will expire at 345 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.
8/17/2016 3:12 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 8/17/2016 3:15 PM EDT At 312 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles west of marion, moving east at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. Locations impacted include, marion, sugar hill, woodlawn, nebo, dysartsville, glenwood, pleasant gardens, fero and lake james.
8/17/2016 3:10 PM EDT Tree down in old fort on ebenezer rd and greenlee r in mcdowell county NC, 2.6 miles WSW of Old Fort, NC
8/17/2016 2:53 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 8/17/2016 2:57 PM EDT At 253 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles west of marion, or near old fort, moving east at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
8/17/2016 2:49 PM EDT Broadcast media reported a tree blown down on i-40 near mm 7 in mcdowell county NC, 0.5 miles W of Old Fort, NC
8/7/2016 5:30 PM EDT Trees down at various locations in the vicinity of old fort. tree debris also littering the ground at one site. time approximated from rada in mcdowell county NC, 0.1 miles ESE of Old Fort, NC
8/2/2016 2:25 PM EDT Tree damage and power lines down along greenlee road...parker padgett road and lytle mountain roa in mcdowell county NC, 3.3 miles W of Old Fort, NC
7/22/2016 3:26 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/22/2016 3:31 PM EDT At 326 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles southwest of marion, or 4 miles east of old fort, moving south at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. Locations impacted include, old fort, sugar hill, pleasant gardens, fero, thermal city, marion and glenwood.
7/22/2016 3:06 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/22/2016 3:12 PM EDT At 306 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of marion, or near old fort, moving south at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
7/19/2016 5:51 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/19/2016 5:54 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern buncombe and southwestern mcdowell counties will expire at 600 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm. if you observed large hail or wind damage, please report it to the national weather service greenville-spartanburg by calling toll free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our facebook page, or tweet it using hashtag nwsgsp. your message should describe the event and the specific location where it occurred.
7/19/2016 5:40 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/19/2016 5:45 PM EDT At 539 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles east of downtown asheville, or near black mountain, moving south at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. locations impacted include, black mountain, montreat, old fort, swannanoa, b. r. parkway-east asheville to craggy gardens and b. r. Parkway-craggy to little switzerland.
7/19/2016 5:27 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/19/2016 5:30 PM EDT At 527 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles northeast of downtown asheville, or 4 miles north of black mountain, moving south at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. locations impacted include, black mountain, montreat, mount mitchell state park, old fort, swannanoa, b. r. parkway-craggy to little switzerland and b. r. Parkway-east asheville to craggy gardens.
7/19/2016 5:15 PM EDT Trees and power lines down on mill creek road near the intersection with graphite road. time determined from radar dat in mcdowell county NC, 4.3 miles ESE of Old Fort, NC
7/19/2016 5:05 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/19/2016 5:10 PM EDT At 505 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles south of burnsville, or 4 miles southwest of mount mitchell state park, moving south at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
7/16/2016 1:56 PM EDT 2 trees reported down off i-4 in mcdowell county NC, 2.3 miles WSW of Old Fort, NC
7/8/2016 6:36 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/8/2016 6:41 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for east central buncombe and southwestern mcdowell counties will expire at 645 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and has exited the warned area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until midnight edt for western north carolina.
7/8/2016 6:20 PM EDT Trees down. bat cave road close in mcdowell county NC, 4.1 miles N of Old Fort, NC
7/8/2016 6:20 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/8/2016 6:25 PM EDT At 619 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 14 miles southwest of marion, or 5 miles southwest of old fort, moving southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, old fort, montreat and black mountain.
7/8/2016 6:18 PM EDT Quarter sized hail reported 4.1 miles E of Old Fort, NC
7/8/2016 5:59 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/8/2016 6:05 PM EDT At 558 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles east of downtown asheville, or near swannanoa, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
7/5/2016 2:05 PM EDT Trees down along moffit hill road...bat cave road...old greenlee road...parker padgett road at interstate 4 in mcdowell county NC, 1.2 miles WNW of Old Fort, NC
7/5/2016 2:02 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/5/2016 2:05 PM EDT At 201 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 11 miles west of marion to 13 miles southeast of downtown asheville, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
5/2/2016 3:00 PM EDT Quarter sized hail reported 4.8 miles N of Old Fort, NC, quarter size hail damaging tree branches.
5/2/2016 2:53 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/2/2016 2:56 PM EDT At 253 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles southwest of marion, or near old fort, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, marion, old fort, sugar hill, fero, glenwood, pleasant gardens, montreat and woodlawn.
5/2/2016 2:51 PM EDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 1.3 miles N of Old Fort, NC
5/2/2016 2:46 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/2/2016 2:49 PM EDT At 246 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of marion, or near old fort, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, marion, old fort, sugar hill, fero, glenwood, pleasant gardens, montreat and woodlawn.
5/2/2016 2:25 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/2/2016 2:28 PM EDT At 225 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 14 miles east of downtown asheville, or near black mountain, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
5/1/2016 5:45 PM EDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 2.8 miles N of Old Fort, NC
5/1/2016 5:44 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/1/2016 5:48 PM EDT At 544 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southwest of marion, or 5 miles southeast of old fort, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated. this storm has a history of producing large hail). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
5/1/2016 5:40 PM EDT Quarter sized hail reported 4.2 miles NNW of Old Fort, NC
5/1/2016 5:26 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/1/2016 5:31 PM EDT At 526 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles west of marion, or over old fort, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, marion, old fort, sugar hill, fero, glenwood, pleasant gardens, thermal city and nebo.
5/1/2016 5:06 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/1/2016 5:09 PM EDT At 506 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles east of downtown asheville, or near black mountain, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
5/1/2016 4:27 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 5/1/2016 4:30 PM EDT At 427 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles south of burnsville, or 5 miles west of mount mitchell state park, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
12/28/2015 7:42 PM EST The tornado warning for central mcdowell county will expire at 745 pm est, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer appears to be capable of producing a tornado. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.
12/28/2015 7:21 PM EST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 12/28/2015 7:24 PM EST At 721 pm est, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. this dangerous storm was located 7 miles southwest of marion, or near old fort, and moving north at 30 mph.
12/28/2015 7:06 PM EST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 12/28/2015 7:09 PM EST A tornado warning remains in effect until 730 pm est for northwestern rutherford and southwestern mcdowell counties. at 705 pm est. doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. this dangerous storm was located 14 miles northwest of rutherfordton. or 5 miles northeast of lake lure. Moving north at 30 mph.
12/28/2015 6:56 PM EST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 12/28/2015 7:00 PM EST At 656 pm est, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. this dangerous storm was located 12 miles northwest of rutherfordton, or near lake lure, and moving north at 30 mph.
9/4/2015 4:10 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 9/4/2015 4:14 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern buncombe and southwestern mcdowell counties will expire at 415 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.
9/4/2015 3:43 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 9/4/2015 3:46 PM EDT At 343 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 15 miles northeast of downtown asheville, or 5 miles north of black mountain, moving south at 5 mph. locations impacted include, black mountain, swannanoa, montreat, b.r. parkway-craggy to little switzerland, old fort and b.r. parkway-east asheville to craggy gardens.
9/4/2015 3:25 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 9/4/2015 3:28 PM EDT At 325 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 15 miles west of marion, or 5 miles southwest of b.r. parkway-craggy to little switzerland, and moving south at 10 mph. * locations in the warning include, black mountain, swannanoa, montreat, b.r. parkway-craggy to little switzerland, old fort and b.r. parkway-east asheville to craggy gardens.
7/18/2015 2:45 PM EDT Tree down on road in old fort in mcdowell county NC, 0.1 miles ESE of Old Fort, NC
7/18/2015 2:40 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/18/2015 2:43 PM EDT At 240 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 11 miles south of marion, or 9 miles northeast of lake lure, and moving southeast at 20 mph. * locations in the warning include, forest city, rutherfordton, spindale, old fort, ellenboro, bostic, sugar hill, green hill, union mills and shingle hollow.
7/14/2015 8:41 AM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/14/2015 8:44 AM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for rutherford, southern buncombe, southern mcdowell, polk and henderson counties will expire at 845 am edt, the line of storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms.
7/14/2015 8:08 AM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/14/2015 8:11 AM EDT At 808 am edt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from 10 miles southwest of morganton to 16 miles north of columbus to 12 miles east of waynesville, moving southeast at 50 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds. locations impacted include, hendersonville, forest city, marion, rutherfordton, columbus, arden, mills river, fletcher, spindale and flat rock.
7/14/2015 7:47 AM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/14/2015 7:50 AM EDT At 747 am edt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from 9 miles north of marion to 11 miles northeast of downtown asheville to 9 miles northeast of waynesville, and moving southeast at 50 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds.
7/13/2015 8:36 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/13/2015 8:39 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern caldwell, burke, northeastern rutherford, western catawba, northwestern iredell, southern mcdowell and alexander counties will expire at 845 pm edt, the line of storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.
7/13/2015 8:06 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/13/2015 8:09 PM EDT At 805 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a line of showers and thunderstorms with a history of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from 5 miles north of north wilkesboro to 5 miles north of morganton to 9 miles west of downtown asheville, and moving southeast at 25 mph.
7/13/2015 7:48 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/13/2015 7:51 PM EDT At 747 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms with a history of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of burnsville to 10 miles north of downtown asheville to 5 miles southwest of marshall, moving southeast at 35 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds. locations impacted include, asheville, marshall, black mountain, woodfin, swannanoa, weaverville, fairview in buncombe county, biltmore forest, bent creek and old fort.
7/13/2015 7:29 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 7/13/2015 7:32 PM EDT At 729 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms with a history of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from 4 miles west of burnsville to 3 miles northeast of marshall to 20 miles southeast of newport, and moving southeast at 35 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds.
7/8/2015 2:35 PM EDT Several trees down at old fort golf cours in mcdowell county NC, 2.2 miles WNW of Old Fort, NC
7/8/2015 2:35 PM EDT Winds damaged a carport in mcdowell county NC, 2.5 miles WNW of Old Fort, NC
6/30/2015 5:51 PM EDT Numerous trees blown down over highway 70 in greenlee community in mcdowell county NC, 4.3 miles SW of Old Fort, NC
6/30/2015 5:51 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/30/2015 5:54 PM EDT At 551 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near marion, moving east at 40 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds. locations impacted include, marion, pleasant gardens, sugar hill, old fort and glenwood.
6/30/2015 5:47 PM EDT Four large trees down and pea-sized hail at greenlee r in mcdowell county NC, 1.4 miles S of Old Fort, NC
6/30/2015 5:38 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/30/2015 5:42 PM EDT At 537 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 10 miles west of marion, moving east at 40 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds. locations impacted include, marion, old fort, pleasant gardens, sugar hill, glenwood and montreat.
6/30/2015 5:19 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/30/2015 5:24 PM EDT At 519 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 9 miles east of north asheville, and moving east at 30 mph. nickel size hail may also accompany the damaging winds.
6/19/2015 4:03 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/19/2015 4:06 PM EDT At 403 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 14 miles east of east asheville, or near black mountain, moving east at 15 mph. locations impacted include, black mountain, old fort, b.r. parkway, craggy to little switzerland, montreat, sugar hill, fero, pleasant gardens, glenwood, marion and busick.
6/19/2015 3:47 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/19/2015 3:50 PM EDT At 346 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 8 miles east of east asheville, or near swannanoa, moving east at 10 mph. locations impacted include, black mountain, swannanoa, old fort, b.r. parkway, craggy to little switzerland, mount mitchell state park, montreat, sugar hill, glenwood, busick and fero.
6/19/2015 3:23 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/19/2015 3:26 PM EDT At 323 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 5 miles northeast of east asheville, or over warren wilson college, and moving northeast at 15 mph.
6/17/2015 5:12 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern burke, northeastern rutherford and mcdowell counties will expire at 515 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.
6/17/2015 4:53 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/17/2015 4:57 PM EDT At 453 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 6 miles southeast of marion, or 5 miles south of lake james state park, moving east at 10 mph. locations impacted include, marion, old fort, dysartsville, sugar hill, nebo, glenwood, union mills, thermal city, fero and pleasant gardens.
6/17/2015 4:26 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/17/2015 4:29 PM EDT At 426 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near marion, and moving southeast at 10 mph.
6/17/2015 4:10 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/17/2015 4:13 PM EDT At 410 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near marion, moving southeast at 15 mph. locations impacted include, marion, old fort, dysartsville, sugar hill, union mills, thermal city, nebo, fero, pleasant gardens and glenwood.
6/17/2015 3:54 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/17/2015 3:57 PM EDT At 354 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near marion, moving east at 10 mph. locations impacted include, marion, old fort, dysartsville, sugar hill, union mills, thermal city, nebo, fero, pleasant gardens and glenwood.
6/17/2015 3:40 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Old Fort, NC at 6/17/2015 3:44 PM EDT At 340 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near marion, and moving southeast at 15 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds.
5/11/2015 3:30 PM EDT At 328 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 6 miles east of marion, or over lake james state park, moving slowly northeast. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds. locations impacted include, old fort, chimney rock state park, bat cave, gerton, fairview in buncombe county and lake lure.
5/11/2015 2:58 PM EDT At 257 pm edt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 12 miles southeast of east asheville, or near bat cave, and moving slowly.
9/2/2014 11:07 PM EDT Trees down along interstate 40 at the intersection with parker padgett road. one lane of the interstate was blocked due to a tree in the road as reported by the emergen in mcdowell county NC, 2.3 miles WSW of Old Fort, NC
6/19/2014 5:25 PM EDT Quarter sized hail reported 2.7 miles N of Old Fort, NC, media relayed report of quarter size hail on bat cave rd.
6/16/2014 2:40 PM EDT Quarter sized hail reported 4.6 miles NNW of Old Fort, NC, fire department reported quarter sized hail falling for at least five minutes.
7/12/2013 9:45 PM EDT Trees down along interstate 40 in mcdowell county NC, 1.7 miles WSW of Old Fort, NC
7/1/2012 6:10 PM EDT Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 1.2 miles WNW of Old Fort, NC, hail not quite up to golf ball sized
4/26/2012 8:54 AM EDT One tree down on highway 80 in mcdowell county NC, 0.7 miles E of Old Fort, NC
4/26/2012 8:54 AM EDT Power pole down ssw of old fort in mcdowell county NC, 2.1 miles NNE of Old Fort, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Golf Ball sized hail reported 3.5 miles E of Old Fort, NC, golf ball hail reports being called into 911 from interstate 40.
1/1/0001 12:00 AM County communications center reports a few trees down mainly in the old fort area but also around sugar hill. a tree fell on a mobile home near old fort with no injurie in mcdowell county NC, 0.1 miles ESE of Old Fort, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 0.1 miles ESE of Old Fort, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 0.1 miles ESE of Old Fort, NC, county comms reports quarter sized hail