Last Updated on June 15, 2022 6:29 pm
Alert for Ashe (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued June 15 at 6:25PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
north central Ashe, south central Smyth and southwestern Grayson
Counties through 700 PM EDT…
At 625 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Grayson Highlands State Park, or near Whitetop, moving northwest at
HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 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…
and Mount Rogers Summit.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST…50 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
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.
2225Z 140DEG 13KT 3663 8152
36.61,-81.65 36.62,-81.62 36.63,-81.6 36.64,-81.61 36.63,-81.62 36.64,-81.62 36.69,-81.65 36.7,-81.65 36.8,-81.44 36.61,-81.33 36.51,-81.54 36.59,-81.68 36.61,-81.65