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Special Weather Statement for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Avery County, NC, Wilkes County, NC, Johnson County, TN at 714 pm EDT, Sep 25t

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Last Updated on September 25, 2022 7:20 pm

Special Weather Statement for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Avery County, NC, Wilkes County, NC, Johnson County, TN at 714 pm EDT, Sep 25th 2022

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Radar valid at 718 pm EDT, Sep 25th 2022

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NCZ001-018-252345-
Ashe NC-Watauga NC-
714 PM EDT Sun Sep 25 2022

…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
Watauga and southwestern Ashe Counties through 745 PM EDT…

At 713 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Peoria, or near Beech Mountain, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size 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…
Blowing Rock…
Beech Mountain…
Foscoe…
Deep Gap…
Sugar Grove…
and Todd.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

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
hydroplaning.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

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