Hail Map for Sparta, NC

The Sparta, NC area has had 8 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 34 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Sparta, NC on 17 occasions, including 1 occasion during the past year.

Name: Sparta, NC
Where Located: 61.5 miles E of Bristol, TN
Map: Google Map for Sparta, NC
Population: 1770
Housing Units: 966
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Sparta, NC

Date / Time Report Details
8/22/2019 2:56 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/22/2019 2:59 PM EDT At 255 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from fries to abshers, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, mount airy, galax, elkin, fairview, and flat rock.
8/22/2019 2:56 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/22/2019 2:59 PM EDT At 255 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from fries to abshers, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, mount airy, galax, elkin, fairview, and flat rock.
8/22/2019 2:38 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/22/2019 2:43 PM EDT The national weather service in blacksburg has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. alleghany county in northwestern north carolina. surry county in northwestern north carolina. northeastern wilkes county in northwestern north carolina. East central ashe county in northwestern north carolina.
8/22/2019 2:38 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/22/2019 2:43 PM EDT The national weather service in blacksburg has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. alleghany county in northwestern north carolina. surry county in northwestern north carolina. northeastern wilkes county in northwestern north carolina. East central ashe county in northwestern north carolina.
8/13/2019 2:33 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/13/2019 2:36 PM EDT At 155 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near thomas bridge to near mountain city to near hampton, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/13/2019 1:56 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/13/2019 1:59 PM EDT At 155 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near thomas bridge to near mountain city to near hampton, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/13/2019 1:56 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/13/2019 1:59 PM EDT At 155 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near thomas bridge to near mountain city to near hampton, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/1/2019 2:52 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/1/2019 2:55 PM EDT At 237 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over glade valley, moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, sparta, roaring gap, glade valley, barrett, and whitehead.
8/1/2019 2:38 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/1/2019 2:41 PM EDT At 237 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over glade valley, moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, sparta, roaring gap, glade valley, barrett, and whitehead.
8/1/2019 2:19 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/1/2019 2:22 PM EDT At 219 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over glade valley, and is nearly stationary (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/31/2019 4:06 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/31/2019 4:09 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for western alleghany, north central wilkes, eastern ashe counties in northwestern north carolina and southwestern grayson counties in southwestern virginia will expire at 415 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. 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.
7/31/2019 4:06 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/31/2019 4:12 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for western alleghany, north central wilkes, eastern ashe counties in northwestern north carolina and southwestern grayson counties in southwestern virginia will expire at 415 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. 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.
7/31/2019 3:54 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/31/2019 3:57 PM EDT At 354 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over wagoner, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, sparta, jefferson, west jefferson, lansing, and laurel springs.
7/31/2019 3:54 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/31/2019 3:58 PM EDT At 354 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over wagoner, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, sparta, jefferson, west jefferson, lansing, and laurel springs.
7/31/2019 3:16 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/31/2019 3:19 PM EDT At 316 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over lansing, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/31/2019 3:16 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/31/2019 3:19 PM EDT At 316 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over lansing, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/24/2019 6:40 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/24/2019 6:43 PM EDT At 639 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near rocky gap to near crockett to near grassy creek, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/24/2019 6:40 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/24/2019 6:43 PM EDT At 639 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near rocky gap to near crockett to near grassy creek, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/31/2019 4:03 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/31/2019 4:06 PM EDT At 402 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over dockery, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, north wilkesboro, elkin, wilkesboro, fairview, and sparta.
5/31/2019 4:03 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/31/2019 4:06 PM EDT At 402 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over dockery, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, north wilkesboro, elkin, wilkesboro, fairview, and sparta.
5/31/2019 3:49 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/31/2019 3:52 PM EDT The national weather service in blacksburg has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. eastern alleghany county in northwestern north carolina. western surry county in northwestern north carolina. central wilkes county in northwestern north carolina. Southeastern grayson county in southwestern virginia.
5/31/2019 3:49 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/31/2019 3:52 PM EDT The national weather service in blacksburg has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. eastern alleghany county in northwestern north carolina. western surry county in northwestern north carolina. central wilkes county in northwestern north carolina. Southeastern grayson county in southwestern virginia.
5/29/2019 6:56 PM EDT At 620 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near gretna to near woolwine to sparta, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, martinsville, mount airy, galax, flat rock, and hillsville. This includes the following locations the martinsville speedway and martinsville airport.
5/29/2019 6:56 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for alleghany and northern surry counties in northwestern north carolina, southern floyd county in southwestern virginia, central pittsylvania county in south central virginia, carroll county in southwestern virginia, henry county in south central virginia, southeastern grayson county in southwestern virginia, southern franklin county in west central virginia and patrick counties in southwestern virginia, the city of martinsville and the city of galax will expire at 700 pm edt, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire and a new warning has been issued further to the east. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 900 pm edt for north central north carolina, and south central, central, southwestern and west central virginia. 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.
5/29/2019 6:21 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/29/2019 6:24 PM EDT At 620 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near gretna to near woolwine to sparta, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, martinsville, mount airy, galax, flat rock, and hillsville. This includes the following locations the martinsville speedway and martinsville airport.
5/29/2019 6:21 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/29/2019 6:24 PM EDT At 620 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near gretna to near woolwine to sparta, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, martinsville, mount airy, galax, flat rock, and hillsville. This includes the following locations the martinsville speedway and martinsville airport.
5/29/2019 6:00 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/29/2019 6:03 PM EDT At 600 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near copper hill to volney, moving southeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/29/2019 6:00 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/29/2019 6:03 PM EDT At 600 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near copper hill to volney, moving southeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/19/2019 12:49 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/19/2019 12:53 PM EDT At 1249 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over stone mountain state park, moving north at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/19/2019 12:49 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/19/2019 12:53 PM EDT At 1249 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over stone mountain state park, moving north at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/14/2019 10:48 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/14/2019 10:51 PM EDT At 1047 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near allisonia to near moravian falls, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, mount airy, galax, north wilkesboro, elkin, and wilkesboro. A tornado watch remains in effect until 500 am edt for north central and northwestern north carolina, and south central, southwestern and west central virginia.
4/14/2019 10:48 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/14/2019 10:51 PM EDT At 1047 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near allisonia to near moravian falls, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, mount airy, galax, north wilkesboro, elkin, and wilkesboro. A tornado watch remains in effect until 500 am edt for north central and northwestern north carolina, and south central, southwestern and west central virginia.
4/14/2019 10:29 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/14/2019 10:36 PM EDT At 1029 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near patterson to near elkville, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/14/2019 10:29 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/14/2019 10:36 PM EDT At 1029 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near patterson to near elkville, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
9/2/2018 5:23 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 9/2/2018 5:26 PM EDT At 521 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over doughton park, moving west at 5 mph. several thunderstorms continue to cluster in the warned area. any cell mergers could result in another rapidly intensifying storm (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, sparta, traphill, ennice, mountain park, and roaring gap.
9/2/2018 4:55 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 9/2/2018 4:58 PM EDT At 454 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over roaring gap, moving at 5 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/6/2018 1:24 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 8/6/2018 1:29 PM EDT At 124 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over abshers, moving east at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/9/2018 3:35 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for alleghany, western surry, northeastern wilkes and east central ashe counties in northwestern north carolina will expire at 345 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm. 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.
6/9/2018 2:50 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/9/2018 2:56 PM EDT At 249 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over wagoner, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/15/2018 2:30 PM EDT At 229 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over glade valley, moving north at 50 mph (radar indicated. wilkes county officials reported downed trees from this storm). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, galax, north wilkesboro, wilkesboro, sparta, and independence. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm edt for northwestern north carolina, and southwestern virginia.
4/15/2018 2:30 PM EDT At 229 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over glade valley, moving north at 50 mph (radar indicated. wilkes county officials reported downed trees from this storm). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, galax, north wilkesboro, wilkesboro, sparta, and independence. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm edt for northwestern north carolina, and southwestern virginia.
4/15/2018 2:02 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/15/2018 2:44 PM EDT At 202 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located near millers creek, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, galax, north wilkesboro, wilkesboro, sparta, and independence. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm edt for northwestern north carolina, and southwestern virginia.
4/15/2018 2:02 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/15/2018 2:44 PM EDT At 202 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located near millers creek, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, galax, north wilkesboro, wilkesboro, sparta, and independence. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm edt for northwestern north carolina, and southwestern virginia.
4/15/2018 1:36 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/15/2018 1:39 PM EDT At 135 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over cedar rock, moving north at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/15/2018 1:36 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 4/15/2018 1:39 PM EDT At 135 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over cedar rock, moving north at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
10/23/2017 5:57 PM EDT The tornado warning for alleghany, northwestern surry, northeastern wilkes and northeastern ashe counties in northwestern north carolina, south central carroll and southeastern grayson counties in southwestern virginia will expire at 600 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm. a tornado watch remains in effect until 900 pm edt for north central and northwestern north carolina. a tornado watch also remains in effect until 200 am edt for southwestern virginia. 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.
10/23/2017 5:57 PM EDT The tornado warning for alleghany, northwestern surry, northeastern wilkes and northeastern ashe counties in northwestern north carolina, south central carroll and southeastern grayson counties in southwestern virginia will expire at 600 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm. a tornado watch remains in effect until 900 pm edt for north central and northwestern north carolina. a tornado watch also remains in effect until 200 am edt for southwestern virginia. 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.
10/23/2017 5:45 PM EDT Thunderstorm winds downed two trees along jarvis roa in alleghany county NC, 7 miles WSW of Sparta, NC
10/23/2017 5:42 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 10/23/2017 5:48 PM EDT At 542 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over stone mountain state park, moving north at 30 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and quarter size hail. 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, sparta, independence, traphill, mouth of wilson, and mc grady.
10/23/2017 5:42 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 10/23/2017 5:48 PM EDT At 542 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over stone mountain state park, moving north at 30 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and quarter size hail. 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, sparta, independence, traphill, mouth of wilson, and mc grady.
10/23/2017 5:41 PM EDT Thunderstorm winds damaged a mobile home along little prne roa in alleghany county NC, 7 miles WSW of Sparta, NC
10/23/2017 5:41 PM EDT Thunderstorm winds uprooted and snapped several trees and damaged a barn along rector roa in alleghany county NC, 6.2 miles WSW of Sparta, NC
10/23/2017 5:35 PM EDT Thunderstorm winds blew down a tree along shawtown roa in alleghany county NC, 6.8 miles W of Sparta, NC
10/23/2017 5:26 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 10/23/2017 5:32 PM EDT At 526 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over dockery, moving north at 30 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado. 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.
10/23/2017 5:26 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 10/23/2017 5:33 PM EDT At 526 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over dockery, moving north at 30 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado. 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.
5/27/2017 8:22 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/27/2017 8:27 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for alleghany and ashe counties in northwestern north carolina, southeastern smyth and western grayson counties in southwestern virginia will expire at 830 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 200 am edt for northwestern north carolina, and southwestern virginia. 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.
5/27/2017 8:22 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/27/2017 8:28 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for alleghany and ashe counties in northwestern north carolina, southeastern smyth and western grayson counties in southwestern virginia will expire at 830 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 200 am edt for northwestern north carolina, and southwestern virginia. 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.
5/27/2017 7:55 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/27/2017 8:01 PM EDT At 754 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over rugby, moving southeast at 15 mph. a second strong thunderstorms was just north of bridle creek moving south at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, sparta, jefferson, west jefferson, independence, and lansing.
5/27/2017 7:55 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/27/2017 8:02 PM EDT At 754 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over rugby, moving southeast at 15 mph. a second strong thunderstorms was just north of bridle creek moving south at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, sparta, jefferson, west jefferson, independence, and lansing.
5/27/2017 7:32 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/27/2017 7:37 PM EDT At 732 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over troutdale, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/27/2017 7:32 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/27/2017 7:37 PM EDT At 732 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over troutdale, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/19/2017 2:20 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/19/2017 2:25 PM EDT At 220 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from galax to near ennice to near mc grady, moving east at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
5/19/2017 2:20 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 5/19/2017 2:25 PM EDT At 220 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from galax to near ennice to near mc grady, moving east at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines.
7/8/2016 7:24 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 7:27 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for central wilkes, western alleghany and eastern ashe counties will expire at 730 pm edt, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1000 pm edt for north carolina and virginia. when it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any size, as well as any reports of 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. be advised that, while this warning has ended, a severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the eastern portions of wilkes and allehany counties.
7/8/2016 7:21 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 7:24 PM EDT At 720 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near doughton park to hays to near moravian falls, moving east at 70 mph (trained weather spotters report excessive wind damage from this line of storms). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, mount airy, north wilkesboro, elkin, wilkesboro, and fairview.
7/8/2016 7:15 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 7:21 PM EDT At 714 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from baywood to stratford to near wagoner to near wilbar, moving east at 45 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, sparta, laurel springs, wilbar, boomer, and mc grady.
7/8/2016 7:06 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 7:11 PM EDT At 704 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lansing to glendale springs to near maple springs, moving east at 70 mph. additional storms capable of hail are located near windy gap and dobson (radar indicated and trained spotter verified). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
7/8/2016 6:59 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 7:05 PM EDT At 658 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bridle creek to near grassy creek to near west jefferson to deep gap, moving east at 45 mph (trained weather spotters reports extensive tree damage in portions of watauga county). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, boone, sparta, jefferson, west jefferson, and blowing rock. This includes appalachian state university.
7/8/2016 6:59 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 7:06 PM EDT At 658 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bridle creek to near grassy creek to near west jefferson to deep gap, moving east at 45 mph (trained weather spotters reports extensive tree damage in portions of watauga county). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, boone, sparta, jefferson, west jefferson, and blowing rock. This includes appalachian state university.
7/8/2016 6:45 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 6:48 PM EDT At 645 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from mouth of wilson to ashland to 7 miles northwest of peoria, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, boone, sparta, jefferson, west jefferson, and blowing rock. This includes appalachian state university.
7/8/2016 6:45 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 6:49 PM EDT At 645 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from mouth of wilson to ashland to 7 miles northwest of peoria, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, boone, sparta, jefferson, west jefferson, and blowing rock. This includes appalachian state university.
7/8/2016 6:24 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 6:28 PM EDT At 624 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near whitetop to 7 miles west of mountain city to near elizabethton, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
7/8/2016 6:24 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/8/2016 6:29 PM EDT At 624 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near whitetop to 7 miles west of mountain city to near elizabethton, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
6/23/2016 10:26 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/23/2016 10:29 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for yadkin, surry, stokes, wilkes, watauga, alleghany, ashe, southwestern patrick, southeastern grayson and carroll counties and the city of galax will expire at 1030 pm edt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1100 pm edt for north carolina and virginia.
6/23/2016 10:26 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/23/2016 10:29 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for yadkin, surry, stokes, wilkes, watauga, alleghany, ashe, southwestern patrick, southeastern grayson and carroll counties and the city of galax will expire at 1030 pm edt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1100 pm edt for north carolina and virginia.
6/23/2016 10:02 PM EDT Thunderstorm winds brought down numerous trees in the community of ennice in alleghany county... n in alleghany county NC, 7.5 miles WSW of Sparta, NC
6/23/2016 9:50 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/23/2016 9:54 PM EDT At 949 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near dugspur to stone mountain state park to 7 miles west of mountain city, moving southeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. locations impacted include, boone, mount airy, galax, north wilkesboro, and elkin. This includes appalachian state university.
6/23/2016 9:50 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/23/2016 9:54 PM EDT At 949 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near dugspur to stone mountain state park to 7 miles west of mountain city, moving southeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. locations impacted include, boone, mount airy, galax, north wilkesboro, and elkin. This includes appalachian state university.
6/23/2016 9:29 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/23/2016 9:35 PM EDT At 929 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from gunton park to mouth of wilson to bristol va, moving southeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
6/23/2016 9:29 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/23/2016 9:35 PM EDT At 929 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from gunton park to mouth of wilson to bristol va, moving southeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
6/16/2016 11:36 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/16/2016 11:39 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for central yadkin, surry, northeastern wilkes and eastern alleghany counties will expire at 1145 pm edt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm. when it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any size, as well as any reports of 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.
6/16/2016 11:15 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/16/2016 11:20 PM EDT At 1114 pm edt, a cluster of severe thunderstorm was located near mountain park, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, mount airy, north wilkesboro, elkin, fairview, and yadkinville.
6/16/2016 10:58 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for alleghany, ashe, patrick, southern grayson, henry and southern carroll counties, the city of martinsville and the city of galax will expire at 1100 pm edt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and have exited the warned area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however, heavy rain and wind gusts are still possible with these thunderstorms. when it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any size, as well as any reports of 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.
6/16/2016 10:58 PM EDT The severe thunderstorm warning for alleghany, ashe, patrick, southern grayson, henry and southern carroll counties, the city of martinsville and the city of galax will expire at 1100 pm edt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and have exited the warned area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however, heavy rain and wind gusts are still possible with these thunderstorms. when it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any size, as well as any reports of 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.
6/16/2016 10:51 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/16/2016 10:55 PM EDT At 1049 pm edt, a severe thunderstorm was located over glade valley, moving southeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
6/16/2016 10:34 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/16/2016 10:39 PM EDT At 1033 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near pittsville to near fairy stone state park to fries, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. locations impacted include, martinsville, galax, sparta, jefferson, and stuart. This includes the martinsville speedway and martinsville airport.
6/16/2016 10:34 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/16/2016 10:39 PM EDT At 1033 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near pittsville to near fairy stone state park to fries, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. locations impacted include, martinsville, galax, sparta, jefferson, and stuart. This includes the martinsville speedway and martinsville airport.
6/16/2016 10:32 PM EDT Trees down on highway 1 in alleghany county NC, 0.2 miles NNW of Sparta, NC
6/16/2016 10:07 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/16/2016 10:11 PM EDT At 1007 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near burnt chimney to near alum ridge to near rural retreat, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/16/2016 10:07 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 6/16/2016 10:12 PM EDT At 1007 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near burnt chimney to near alum ridge to near rural retreat, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/2/2016 3:53 PM EDT Quarter sized hail reported 9 miles WNW of Sparta, NC, public reports hail up to the size of a quarter just north of the city of roaring gap in alleghany north carolina.
7/13/2015 7:25 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/13/2015 7:28 PM EDT At 724 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from independence to seven devils, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. locations impacted include, boone, galax, sparta, jefferson, and west jefferson. This includes appalachian state university.
7/13/2015 7:25 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/13/2015 7:29 PM EDT At 724 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from independence to seven devils, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. locations impacted include, boone, galax, sparta, jefferson, and west jefferson. This includes appalachian state university.
7/13/2015 6:52 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/13/2015 6:56 PM EDT The national weather service in blacksburg has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. ashe county in northwestern north carolina. watauga county in northwestern north carolina. alleghany county in northwestern north carolina. Grayson county in southwestern virginia.
7/13/2015 6:52 PM EDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sparta, NC at 7/13/2015 6:56 PM EDT The national weather service in blacksburg has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. ashe county in northwestern north carolina. watauga county in northwestern north carolina. alleghany county in northwestern north carolina. Grayson county in southwestern virginia.
6/26/2015 9:52 PM EDT At 950 pm edt, severe thunderstorms extended from near mouth of wilson to near stratford, and were moving northeast at 25 mph. these thunderstorms have a history of producing quarter size hail (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, sparta, independence, mouth of wilson, volney, and grassy creek.
6/26/2015 9:52 PM EDT At 950 pm edt, severe thunderstorms extended from near mouth of wilson to near stratford, and were moving northeast at 25 mph. these thunderstorms have a history of producing quarter size hail (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, sparta, independence, mouth of wilson, volney, and grassy creek.
6/26/2015 9:27 PM EDT At 927 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from jefferson to near laurel springs, moving northeast at 20 mph. these storms have a history of producing quarter size hail (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
6/26/2015 9:27 PM EDT At 927 pm edt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from jefferson to near laurel springs, moving northeast at 20 mph. these storms have a history of producing quarter size hail (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
7/2/2014 8:17 PM EDT Two trees down in the piney creek are in alleghany county NC, 8.5 miles ESE of Sparta, NC
3/24/2012 3:24 PM EDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 6.8 miles W of Sparta, NC
3/15/2012 3:28 PM EDT Quarter sized hail reported 10 miles E of Sparta, NC, quarter size hail reported along state route 113 south of piney creek.
1/1/0001 12:00 AM One tree down on glade valley road along route 21 in alleghany county NC, 4.6 miles WNW of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM One tree down on pine swamp road in alleghany county NC, 3.6 miles N of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Trees down on new hope church roa in alleghany county NC, 8.8 miles ENE of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Trees dow in alleghany county NC, 3.3 miles SE of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Damage to a tin bar in alleghany county NC, 0.7 miles WNW of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM A tree was blown down on route 2 in alleghany county NC, 0.7 miles SE of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM A tree was blown down on us route 22 in alleghany county NC, 4.5 miles ESE of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Large limbs blown down in the stra in alleghany county NC, 7.2 miles E of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM A tree was blown down at the intersection of route 113 and route 22 in alleghany county NC, 9 miles E of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM A tree was blown down at 1700 allen roa in alleghany county NC, 9.9 miles E of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM A tree was blown down at the 4800 block of route 11 in alleghany county NC, 9.3 miles ENE of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM A tree was blown down on route 11 in alleghany county NC, 9.4 miles E of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 4.6 miles WNW of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 7.5 miles WSW of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 9.3 miles NW of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Tree down on blue ridge parkway at the intersection of route 1 in alleghany county NC, 10.2 miles NE of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Tree down on us 21 near the blue ridge parkwa in alleghany county NC, 6.7 miles NW of Sparta, NC
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 3 miles SSE of Sparta, NC, on hwy 21 near nc/va state line.
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Golf Ball sized hail reported 10.6 miles NE of Sparta, NC, hail began 652 pm and lasted 5 minutes. mostly dime to quarter sized...a few golf ball sized.