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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Until 3pm – Tuesday August 13, 2019

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Last Updated on November 20, 2019 6:07 pm

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
156 PM EDT Tue Aug 13 2019

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
Northwestern Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina…
Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina…
Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…
South central Smyth County in southwestern Virginia…
Southwestern Grayson County in southwestern Virginia…

Until 300 PM EDT

At 155 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Thomas Bridge to near Mountain City to near
Hampton, moving southeast at 30 mph.

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…
Boone…
Sparta…
Jefferson…
West Jefferson…
and Blowing Rock.

This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.

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.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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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