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Special Weather Statement issued July 18 at 7:02PM EDT by NWS

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Last Updated on July 18, 2022 7:29 pm


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2022-07-18T19:02:00-04:00
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Alert for Watauga; Wilkes (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service

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Special Weather Statement
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2022-07-18T19:15:00-04:00
2022-07-18T19:30:00-04:00
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued July 18 at 7:02PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
northwestern Alleghany, western Wilkes, Watauga and Ashe Counties in
northwestern North Carolina through 730 PM EDT…
At 702 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Todd, moving east at 25 mph.
HAZARD…Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph.
SOURCE…Radar indicated.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects.
Locations impacted include…
Boone…
Jefferson…
West Jefferson…
Blowing Rock…
Beech Mountain…
Lansing…
and Foscoe.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST…55 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.
This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

WMOHEADER

UGC
NCZ001-002-018-019

VTEC

TIME…MOT…LOC
2302Z 280DEG 21KT 3633 8163

Watauga; Wilkes
36.35,-81.79 36.34,-81.75 36.34,-81.71 36.36,-81.72 36.41,-81.74 36.42,-81.72 36.46,-81.71 36.56,-81.29 36.07,-81.42 36.07,-81.44 36.09,-81.46 36.1,-81.51 36.12,-81.55 36.12,-81.72 36.13,-81.82 36.16,-81.83 36.19,-81.85 36.19,-81.88 36.2,-81.9 36.35,-81.79

FIPS6
037189

FIPS6
037193

UGC
NCZ018

UGC
NCZ019

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