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Special Weather Statement issued July 08 at 6:56PM EDT by NWS

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2022-07-08T18:56:00-04:00
Actual
Alert
Public
Alert for Alleghany; Ashe; Watauga (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service

Met
Special Weather Statement
Expected
Minor
Observed

SAME
SPS

2022-07-08T19:25:00-04:00
2022-07-08T19:45:00-04:00
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued July 08 at 6:56PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of
Alleghany, central Watauga and Ashe Counties in northwestern North
Carolina, southeastern Smyth, southeastern Wythe, Carroll and Grayson
Counties in southwestern Virginia and the City of Galax through 745
PM EDT…
At 655 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Fort Chiswell to near Mountain City.
Movement was southeast at 25 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 40 mph.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects.
Locations impacted include…
Boone…
Wytheville…
Galax…
Hillsville…
Sparta…
Jefferson…
and West Jefferson.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.00 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.

WMOHEADER

UGC
NCZ001-002-018-VAZ009-012-015-016

VTEC

TIME…MOT…LOC
2255Z 321DEG 20KT 3692 8099 3652 8188

Alleghany; Ashe; Watauga
36.36,-81.8 36.34,-81.71 36.41,-81.74 36.47,-81.7 36.53,-81.71 36.59,-81.68 36.63,-81.6 36.7,-81.65 37.01,-80.96 36.69,-80.53 36.56,-80.83 36.56,-80.9 36.51,-80.92 36.42,-81.14 36.43,-81.17 36.36,-81.26 36.37,-81.36 36.31,-81.36 36.14,-81.74 36.33,-81.87 36.36,-81.8

FIPS6
037005

FIPS6
037009

FIPS6
037189

UGC
NCZ001

UGC
NCZ002

UGC
NCZ018

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