Last Updated on June 8, 2022 4:30 pm
Alert for Ashe; Watauga (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued June 08 at 4:18PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
northern Watauga and Ashe Counties through 445 PM EDT…
At 417 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Todd, moving northeast at 30 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is
Locations impacted include…
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST…40 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
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