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Tornado Warning for Ashe County, NC at 613 pm EDT, July 15th 2023

Last Updated on July 15, 2023 6:38 pm


Tornado Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
613 PM EDT Sat Jul 15 2023

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
West central Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina…
Eastern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina…

* Until 645 PM EDT.

* At 613 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Scottville, or near Laurel Springs, moving east at
15 mph.


SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* Locations impacted include…
and Stratford.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any
size, as well as reports of any wind damage, including downed trees
or large limbs, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free
at 1…8 6 6…2 1 5…4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be
shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg Facebook page and
on Twitter.

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