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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Watauga County, NC, Wilkes County, NC – Monday July 26, 2021

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Last Updated on July 26, 2021 1:26 pm

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
124 PM EDT Mon Jul 26 2021

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    Southeastern Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Surry County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Southwestern Stokes County in north central North Carolina…
    Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Southeastern Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
    Yadkin County in northwestern North Carolina…
  • Until 230 PM EDT.
  • At 124 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
    extending from near Bottom to near Darby, moving southeast at 30
    mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

  • Locations impacted include…
    Mount Airy…
    North Wilkesboro…
    Elkin…
    Wilkesboro…
    Fairview…
    Yadkinville…
    and Jonesville.

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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