Last Updated on July 9, 2022 1:29 pm
Alert for Ashe (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued July 09 at 12:50PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…Showers with heavy rainfall and possibly an embedded thunderstorm
will impact much of Ashe County through 145 PM EDT…
At 1246 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of showers
with heavy rainfall and embedded isolated thunderstorms moving from
Johnson County TN into Ashe County NC. The activity is moving east
at 20 mph.
HAZARD…Very heavy rainfall
IMPACT…Flooding of low-lying and normally flood prone areas such
as low water crossings and poor drainage areas.
Locations impacted include…
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
1646Z 280DEG 16KT 3650 8163
36.46,-81.71 36.47,-81.7 36.53,-81.71 36.57,-81.69 36.57,-81.68 36.59,-81.68 36.58,-81.39 36.57,-81.35 36.55,-81.35 36.48,-81.32 36.45,-81.27 36.4,-81.27 36.38,-81.24 36.36,-81.26 36.37,-81.32 36.37,-81.36 36.32,-81.37 36.41,-81.73 36.46,-81.71