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ASHE COUNTY — A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect over Ashe County and much of North Carolina until 11 p.m. Friday, May 31, according to the National Weather Service storm prediction center in Norman, Oklahoma.

In total, 82 of North Carolina’s 100 counties are under the severe thunderstorm watch, as well as central Virginia, south central Virginia, southwest Virginia, west central Virginia and southeast West Virginia, according to the NWS.

Ashe Post & Times will provide more information as necessary.

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