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Special Weather Statement for Watauga & Ashe at 2:11pm Saturday May 21, 2022

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Last Updated on May 21, 2022 2:19 pm

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
211 PM EDT Sat May 21 2022

NCZ001-018-211845-
Ashe NC-Watauga NC-
211 PM EDT Sat May 21 2022

…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
Watauga and central Ashe Counties through 245 PM EDT…

At 211 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Sands, or near Boone, moving northeast at 10 mph.

HAZARD…Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
possible.

Locations impacted include…
Boone…
Jefferson…
West Jefferson…
Beech Mountain…
Lansing…
Foscoe…
and Glendale Springs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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