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Special Weather Statement issued July 06 at 4:49PM EDT by NWS

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Last Updated on July 6, 2022 5:29 pm


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2022-07-06T16:49:00-04:00
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Alert for Alleghany; Ashe; Watauga; Wilkes (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service

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2022-07-06T17:19:00-04:00
2022-07-06T17:30:00-04:00
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued July 06 at 4:49PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of western Alleghany,
northwestern Wilkes, northern Watauga and Ashe Counties in
northwestern North Carolina through 530 PM EDT…
At 449 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Trout, or over Ashland, moving east at 20 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 40 mph and penny size hail.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
possible.
Locations impacted include…
Jefferson…
West Jefferson…
Lansing…
Laurel Springs…
Glendale Springs…
Wilbar…
and Todd.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.75 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
hydroplaning.

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UGC
NCZ001-002-018-019

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TIME…MOT…LOC
2049Z 267DEG 18KT 3641 8164

Alleghany; Ashe; Watauga; Wilkes
36.33,-81.87 36.36,-81.8 36.34,-81.77 36.34,-81.71 36.38,-81.73 36.39,-81.73 36.4,-81.74 36.41,-81.74 36.43,-81.72 36.46,-81.71 36.55,-81.24 36.21,-81.25 36.29,-81.89 36.33,-81.87

FIPS6
037005

FIPS6
037009

FIPS6
037189

FIPS6
037193

UGC
NCZ001

UGC
NCZ002

UGC
NCZ018

UGC
NCZ019

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