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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Wilkes County, NC – June 21, 2021

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Last Updated on June 21, 2021 5:48 pm

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BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
543 PM EDT Mon Jun 21 2021

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    Northwestern Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Southeastern Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Southeastern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
  • Until 630 PM EDT.
  • At 543 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Sands, or
    over Boone, moving northeast at 30 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…
    Boone…
    West Jefferson…
    Glendale Springs…
    Wilbar…
    Deep Gap…
    Todd…
    and Rutherwood.

This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Prepare immediately for large hail and 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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