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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC at 337 pm EDT, Jun 17th 2022

Last Updated on June 17, 2022 3:40 pm

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
337 PM EDT Fri Jun 17 2022

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
  • Until 500 PM EDT.
  • At 337 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
    extending from near Bristol Va to 7 miles south of Pine Crest,
    moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

  • Locations impacted include…
    West Jefferson…
    Blowing Rock…
    Beech Mountain…
    and Foscoe.

This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.


Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds, as well as
deadly cloud to ground lightning. 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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