Last Updated on July 18, 2022 6:29 pm
Alert for Ashe (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 18 at 6:27PM EDT until July 18 at 7:15PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Northwestern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
Southern Smyth County in southwestern Virginia…
Western Grayson County in southwestern Virginia…
* Until 715 PM EDT.
* At 626 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Whitetop,
moving east at 30 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
* Locations impacted include…
Mouth Of Wilson…
Mount Rogers National Recreation Area…
and Sugar Grove.
HAIL THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE…<.75 IN
WIND THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST…60 MPH
This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. This storm is producing sporadic wind
damage. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away
Locally heavy rain will quickly reduce visibility and result in
ponding of water on roadways, standing water in low lying areas, and
minor flooding of creeks, streams, and areas of poor drainage.
Drivers are urged to slow down and use extra caution to avoid
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
2226Z 253DEG 27KT 3665 8172
36.9,-81.33 36.77,-81.27 36.58,-81.15 36.57,-81.2 36.57,-81.35 36.54,-81.35 36.46,-81.7 36.51,-81.7 36.53,-81.71 36.57,-81.69 36.6,-81.66 36.61,-81.62 36.64,-81.61 36.65,-81.63 36.78,-81.7 36.81,-81.72 36.9,-81.33