Last Updated on August 27, 2022 8:29 am
Alert for Alleghany; Ashe; Surry; Watauga; Wilkes (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Dense Fog Advisory
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Dense Fog Advisory issued August 27 at 7:50AM EDT until August 27 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING…
* WHAT…Visibility less than one mile in dense fog.
* WHERE…Portions of north central and northwest North
Carolina, south central and southwest Virginia and southeast
* WHEN…Until 10 AM EDT this morning.
* IMPACTS…Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Dense fog was widespread throughout much of
southwest Virginia and northwest North Carolina early this
morning as well as parts of southeast West Virginia. The fog is
most problematic in the valleys and river valleys including the
New River Valley, Greenbrier River Valley, and the Clinch and
Holston River Valleys and the Watauga River Valley in northwest
North Carolina. Widespread visibility of less than 1 mile all
the way down to 0 miles is widespread through these areas
creating hazardous driving conditions.
* Conditions are expected to improve after 10 AM EDT this
If driving, reduce speed, use your low beam headlights, and leave
plenty of distance between you and the vehicle in front of you.
Allow extra time to reach your destination.