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Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect Until 5pm – Oct 31, 2019

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
345 PM EDT Thu Oct 31 2019

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
Central Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…

Until 500 PM EDT.

At 344 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 6 miles northwest of Elk Park to near Table Rock,
moving northeast at 50 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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

Locations impacted include…
Boone…
North Wilkesboro…
Wilkesboro…
Sparta…
Jefferson…
West Jefferson…
and Blowing Rock.

This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 700 PM EDT for northwestern
North Carolina…and southwestern Virginia. A Tornado Watch also
remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT for northwestern North
Carolina…and southwestern Virginia.

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.

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