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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Wilkes County, NC at 549 am EDT, Jun 14th 2022

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Last Updated on June 14, 2022 5:54 am

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BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
549 AM EDT Tue Jun 14 2022

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    Western Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
  • Until 630 AM EDT.
  • At 548 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Jefferson,
    moving southeast at 55 mph. This storm has a history of causing
    damage to trees.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

  • Locations impacted include…
    Boone…
    North Wilkesboro…
    Wilkesboro…
    Sparta…
    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.

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