Last Updated on June 17, 2022 4:29 pm
Alert for Ashe; Watauga (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Severe Weather Statement
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Severe Weather Statement issued June 17 at 3:57PM EDT until June 17 at 5:00PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EDT
FOR WATAUGA AND ASHE COUNTIES…
At 356 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 8 miles north of Mountain City to near Elk Park,
moving east at 45 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to
roofs, siding, and trees.
Locations impacted include…
This includes The following Location Appalachian State University.
HAIL THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE…1.00 IN
WIND THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST…60 MPH
Prepare immediately for LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS, as well as
deadly cloud to ground lightning. For your safety, move to an
interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. 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
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