Last Updated on August 8, 2022 5:29 pm
Alert for Alleghany; Ashe (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued August 08 at 4:55PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of northern Alleghany
and northeastern Ashe Counties in northwestern North Carolina
through 530 PM EDT…
At 454 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Wagoner to near Barrett. Movement was east
at 25 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 30 mph. Very heavy rainfall.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Localized flooding in poor drainage and
Locations impacted include…
and Piney Creek.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.00 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
2054Z 285DEG 20KT 3648 8140 3651 8099
36.56,-81.55 36.57,-81.09 36.56,-81.02 36.48,-81 36.38,-81.5 36.56,-81.55