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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County – Saturday July 29, 2023

Last Updated on July 29, 2023 5:49 pm


Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
544 PM EDT Sat Jul 29 2023

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Southwestern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
  • Until 645 PM EDT.
  • At 544 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
    extending from near Mountain City to near Hampton, moving east at
    35 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

  • Locations impacted include…
    Blowing Rock…
    Beech Mountain…
    Deep Gap…
    Sugar Grove…
    and Todd.

This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.


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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