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Special Weather Statement for Watauga County, NC – Tuesday August 10, 2021

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Last Updated on August 10, 2021 5:07 pm

NCZ018-102130-
Watauga NC-
503 PM EDT Tue Aug 10 2021

…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
southern Watauga County through 530 PM EDT…

At 503 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Foscoe, moving east at 10 mph.

HAZARD…Winds in excess of 40 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…
Foscoe…
Deep Gap…
Blowing Rock In Caldwell County…
Seven Devils…
and Aho.

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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