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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC at 251 pm EST, Jan 12th 2023

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Last Updated on January 12, 2023 2:54 pm

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
251 PM EST Thu Jan 12 2023

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    Western Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Northwestern Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Smyth County in southwestern Virginia…
    Southwestern Wythe County in southwestern Virginia…
    Central Grayson County in southwestern Virginia…
  • Until 330 PM EST.
  • At 251 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
    extending from near Abingdon to Mountain City to near Peoria,
    moving northeast at 60 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

  • Locations impacted include…
    Marion…
    Chilhowie…
    Jefferson…
    West Jefferson…
    Lansing…
    Mouth Of Wilson…
    and Mount Rogers National Recreation Area.

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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