Last Updated on August 5, 2022 1:29 pm
Alert for Ashe (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued August 05 at 1:04PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of central Ashe County
through 145 PM EDT…
At 103 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Jefferson. This storm was nearly stationary.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail. Heavy rainfall
and localized flooding.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
Locations impacted include…
and Mount Jefferson.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST…30 MPH
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
1703Z 227DEG 1KT 3641 8146
36.56,-81.37 36.39,-81.28 36.37,-81.32 36.37,-81.36 36.34,-81.37 36.3,-81.45 36.42,-81.59 36.56,-81.37