Issue Date: 249 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022
...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of
western Alleghany, north central Wilkes and southeastern Ashe
Counties in northwestern North Carolina through 315 PM EDT...
At 249 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Laurel Springs, moving east at 10 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...
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.
LAT...LON 3628 8137 3647 8144 3655 8115 3632 8106
TIME...MOT...LOC 1849Z 260DEG 7KT 3640 8129
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH