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Special Weather Statement issued August 30 at 3:15PM EDT by NWS

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Last Updated on August 30, 2022 3:29 pm


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2022-08-30T15:15:00-04:00
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Alert for Ashe; Watauga; Wilkes (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service

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Special Weather Statement
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2022-08-30T15:15:00-04:00
2022-08-30T15:45:00-04:00
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued August 30 at 3:15PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
central Wilkes, southeastern Watauga and south central Ashe Counties
through 345 PM EDT…
At 315 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Darby, or 8 miles south of Deep Gap, moving east 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…
North Wilkesboro…
Wilkesboro…
Boomer…
Wilbar…
Deep Gap…
Darby…
and Mulberry.
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.

WMOHEADER

UGC
NCZ001-018-019

VTEC

TIME…MOT…LOC
1915Z 285DEG 16KT 3611 8151

Ashe; Watauga; Wilkes
36.02,-81.35 36.04,-81.4 36.05,-81.39 36.07,-81.41 36.07,-81.44 36.09,-81.46 36.09,-81.47 36.1,-81.48 36.1,-81.51 36.12,-81.55 36.12,-81.64 36.27,-81.53 36.35,-81.36 36.27,-80.95 36.03,-81.18 36.04,-81.2 36.03,-81.27 36,-81.32 36.02,-81.35

FIPS6
037009

FIPS6
037189

FIPS6
037193

UGC
NCZ001

UGC
NCZ018

UGC
NCZ019

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