National Weather Service

The National Weather Service Office in Blacksburg, Va., provides forecasts for the Watauga County area. Use of this logo does not imply endorsement by the National Weather Service of Mountain Times Publications or its products.

WATAUGA — The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch until 7 p.m. on Oct. 31 for Watauga, Ashe and Alleghany counties.

The watch also includes the following areas in Southwest Virginia: Bland County, city of Galax, Giles County, Grayson County, Pulaski County, Smyth County, Tazewell County and Wythe County. Greenbriar, Mercer, Monroe and Summers counties in West Virginia are also under the watch.

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