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Special Weather Statement issued August 15 at 12:54AM EDT by NWS

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Last Updated on August 15, 2022 1:01 am


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2022-08-15T00:54:00-04:00
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Alert
Public
Alert for Ashe; Watauga (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service

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Special Weather Statement
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2022-08-14T22:56:00-04:00
2022-08-15T01:45:00-04:00
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued August 15 at 12:54AM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
Watauga and southwestern Ashe Counties through 145 AM EDT…
At 1254 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles northwest of Reese, or 8 miles southwest of Mountain City,
moving southeast at 20 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 30 mph.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects.
Locations impacted include…
Boone…
Blowing Rock…
Beech Mountain…
Foscoe…
Sugar Grove…
Todd…
and Seven Devils.
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
hydroplaning.
This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

WMOHEADER

UGC
NCZ001-018

VTEC

TIME…MOT…LOC
0454Z 307DEG 16KT 3641 8193

Ashe; Watauga
36.31,-81.88 36.34,-81.85 36.36,-81.8 36.34,-81.77 36.33,-81.71 36.34,-81.71 36.36,-81.72 36.41,-81.74 36.28,-81.51 36.12,-81.69 36.11,-81.79 36.19,-81.85 36.19,-81.87 36.23,-81.91 36.26,-81.89 36.28,-81.9 36.29,-81.92 36.31,-81.88

FIPS6
037009

FIPS6
037189

UGC
NCZ001

UGC
NCZ018

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