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Tropical Depression Nate moved from the Tennessee Valley on the 8th into West Virginia during the morning of the 9th. A strong surge of tropical moisture and low level winds allowed for a band of showers/thunderstorms to track north over the Western Carolinas. One cell moved across western NC producing off and on damage from a tornado, including in Wilkes and Ashe Counties. In addition, an area of heavier rains brought urban flooding to the Boone, NC area during the evening of the 8th. Furthermore the stronger winds associated with Nate brought non thunderstorm wind damage to portions of southwest Virginia during the early morning of the 9th.

FACT : First recorded/documented tornado in Ashe County, NC since records began in 1950.

Radar Loop of Tornadic Storm Mid-Level Rotation Track Storm Reports
Radar Loop of Tornadic Storm (cell on the right of loop) Rotational Track of Tornado Producing Storm Oct 8th Storm Reports from Oct 8th into early Oct 9th

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