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Special Weather Statement for Watauga County, NC, Ashe County, NC, Wilkes County, NC – Saturday March 25, 2023

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Last Updated on March 25, 2023 5:36 am

Ashe NC-Wilkes NC-Watauga NC-Alleghany NC-Grayson VA-Smyth VA-
532 AM EDT Sat Mar 25 2023

…Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of
northwestern Alleghany, northwestern Wilkes, Watauga and Ashe
Counties in northwestern North Carolina, south central Smyth and
southwestern Grayson Counties in southwestern Virginia through 615 AM

At 531 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Abingdon to near Elk Park. Movement was
east at 50 mph.

HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects.

Locations impacted include…
West Jefferson…
Blowing Rock…
Beech Mountain…
and Mouth Of Wilson.


If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

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