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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for West central Wilkes County, Northeastern Watauga, Southwestern Ashe County Until 3:15pm – Wednesday July 31, 2019

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Last Updated on November 20, 2019 6:18 pm

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
220 PM EDT Wed Jul 31 2019

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
West central Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
Northeastern Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
Southwestern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…

* Until 315 PM EDT

* At 220 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Todd, and is
nearly stationary.

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…
Jefferson…
West Jefferson…
Glendale Springs…
Todd…
and Deep Gap.

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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