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Radar valid at 215 pm EDT, May 19th 2017

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NCC189-191815-
/O.NEW.KRNK.SV.W.0059.170519T1715Z-170519T1815Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
115 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina...

* Until 215 PM EDT

* At 114 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Foscoe,
moving northeast at 10 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage
to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include...
Boone...
Blowing Rock...
Beech Mountain...
Foscoe...
and Sugar Grove.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. For your
safety, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy
building. Stay away from windows.

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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LAT...LON 3636 8180 3634 8177 3634 8173 3633 8171
3634 8170 3625 8151 3612 8159 3612 8170
3611 8181 3616 8183 3619 8186 3619 8188
3621 8191
TIME...MOT...LOC 1714Z 205DEG 7KT 3613 8174

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

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