Last Updated on July 24, 2022 2:29 pm
Alert for Ashe; Watauga (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued July 24 at 2:13PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
northern Watauga and southwestern Ashe Counties through 245 PM EDT…
At 212 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Meat Camp, or near Todd, moving north at 5 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
possible. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this
storm and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your
vehicle through flooded roadways.
Locations impacted include…
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST…30 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
1812Z 164DEG 5KT 3633 8165
36.36,-81.79 36.34,-81.77 36.34,-81.73 36.33,-81.71 36.34,-81.71 36.35,-81.72 36.38,-81.73 36.47,-81.48 36.3,-81.46 36.21,-81.77 36.33,-81.86 36.36,-81.79