Weather Alert
Stokes County, NC
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 8/8/20 4:23 PM
End: 8/8/20 5:00 PM
Dur: 00:37
Canceled 8/8/20 5:00 PM

Special Weather Statement issued August 8 at 4:23PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA
At 422 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Hanging Rock State Park, or near Danbury, moving east at 5 mph.
Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.
Locations impacted include...
Walnut Cove...
Danbury...
Sandy Ridge...
Prestonville...
Hanging Rock State Park...
Capella...
and Meadows.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.



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