Last Updated on August 15, 2022 3:29 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 15 at 3:05PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
northwestern Alleghany and northeastern Ashe Counties in northwestern
North Carolina, Smyth, southwestern Wythe and Grayson Counties in
southwestern Virginia through 345 PM EDT…
At 304 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Adwolf, or near Marion, moving east at 30 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
Locations impacted include…
Mouth Of Wilson…
Mount Rogers National Recreation Area…
and Sugar Grove.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST…40 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
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.
1904Z 291DEG 28KT 3683 8159
36.96,-81.59 36.82,-81 36.81,-81.04 36.78,-81.02 36.44,-81.23 36.62,-81.61 36.64,-81.61 36.64,-81.62 36.79,-81.7 36.86,-81.77 36.96,-81.59