Last Updated on May 19, 2022 1:49 pm
Special Weather Statement National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA 142 PM EDT Thu May 19 2022 NCZ018-191800- Watauga- 142 PM EDT Thu May 19 2022 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN WATAUGA COUNTY... At 141 PM EDT, a thunderstorm was located over Seven Devils, or near Foscoe, moving east at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this shower. Locations impacted include... Boone... Blowing Rock... Beech Mountain... Foscoe... Sugar Grove... Deep Gap... and Blowing Rock In Caldwell County. 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.