Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Watauga County Until 7:30am – Tuesday Nov 6, 2018

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Northwestern Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
Southeastern Smyth County in southwestern Virginia…
Western Grayson County in southwestern Virginia…

* Until 730 AM EST

* At 701 AM EST, a line of showers was extending from near Chilhowie
to near Mountain City to 6 miles southeast of Hampton, moving
northeast at 50 mph. Trees were reported blown down in Washington
County Tennessee as the line of showers crossed that region.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Law enforcement.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Boone…
Marion…
Jefferson…
West Jefferson…
and Blowing Rock.

This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Prepare immediately for damaging winds. For your safety, move to an
interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Stay away
from windows.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any
size, as well as reports of any wind damage, including downed trees
or large limbs, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free
at 1…8 6 6…2 1 5…4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be
shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg Facebook page and
on Twitter.