Last Updated on May 16, 2023 5:48 am
Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 534 AM EDT Tue May 16 2023 NCZ001-002-018-019-VAZ007-009-010-012-015-170945- Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Wilkes-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Wythe-Grayson- 534 AM EDT Tue May 16 2023 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia. .DAY ONE...Today and tonight. There is a Significant risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. The primary threat is damaging wind. The strongest thunderstorms may also produce large hail and tornadoes. Be prepared for hazardous travel due to torrential rain, downed trees, and blocked or flooded roads. Power outages are likely. Have multiple ways to get severe thunderstorm or tornado warnings. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday. There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation may be needed. Reports should be submitted by phone by calling 1-866-215-4324, social media, by email at email@example.com or online at www.weather.gov/rnk.