Last Updated on July 8, 2022 8:29 pm
Alert for Alleghany; Stokes; Surry; Watauga; Wilkes; Yadkin (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued July 08 at 8:04PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of
southeastern Alleghany and Surry Counties in northwestern North
Carolina, northwestern Stokes County in north central North Carolina,
Wilkes, southeastern Watauga and northwestern Yadkin Counties in
northwestern North Carolina, south central Floyd and southeastern
Carroll Counties in southwestern Virginia, west central Henry County
in south central Virginia and Patrick Counties in southwestern
Virginia through 830 PM EDT…
At 804 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Mabry Mill to near Mountain Park to near
Blowing Rock In Caldwell County. Movement was east at 25 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 40 mph.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
Locations impacted include…
and Flat Rock.
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
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