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NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook for Tuesday July 26, 2022

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Last Updated on July 26, 2022 6:03 am

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
419 AM EDT Tue Jul 26 2022

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419 AM EDT Tue Jul 26 2022

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central North Carolina,
northwest North Carolina, central Virginia, south central Virginia,
southwest Virginia, west central Virginia and southeast West
Virginia.

.DAY ONE…Today and tonight.

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected again
today with the greatest coverage during the afternoon and evening.
The main hazard with these thunderstorms will be pockets of heavy
rainfall and localized flooding. In addition, a few strong to severe
thunderstorms are possible, mainly this afternoon/evening with
damaging wind gusts being the main hazard.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday.

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected each
day through the weekend. Locally heavy and repeated rainfall in the
same areas will result in an increased threat for flooding and flash
flooding through the week, especially across the mountains. A few
storms could also become strong to severe with damaging wind gusts
being the main hazard.

The greatest threat for widespread flooding and potential flash
flooding will be near and west of the I-77 corridor throughout the
week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will be possible each day this week at times,
mainly during the afternoons and evenings, due to the threat of
flooding and/or flash flooding and isolated to scattered strong to
severe thunderstorms. Rainfall reports from spotters, CoCoRahs
observers, and the public are appreciated. Severe weather, flooding,
and rainfall reports should be submitted via phone by calling
1-866-215-4324, through our social media platforms, by email at
rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov, or online through our “submit a storm report”
located at www.weather.gov/rnk.

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