Last Updated on June 17, 2022 3:29 pm
Alert for Alleghany; Ashe; Wilkes (North Carolina) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Blacksburg (Southwest Virginia)
Special Weather Statement issued June 17 at 3:10PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg
…A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southwestern
Alleghany, northwestern Wilkes, and Ashe Counties in northwestern
North Carolina through 345 PM EDT…
At 309 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Ashland, moving east at 30 mph.
HAZARD…Winds in excess of 40 mph.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
Locations impacted include…
and Mc Grady.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST…40 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 500 PM EDT for
northwestern North Carolina…and southwestern Virginia.
Additional statements will be issued as conditions warrant.
1909Z 289DEG 27KT 3647 8162
36.46,-81.7 36.48,-81.7 36.58,-81.66 36.48,-81.14 36.22,-81.29 36.4,-81.73 36.46,-81.7