Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1215 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

VAZ058-210430-
HALIFAX VA-
1215 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN HALIFAX COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT

* AT 1215 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
  TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
  HITESBURG TO NEAR VIRGILINA...MOVING TO THE SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

* VERY HEAVY RAIN IS FALLING...AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON
  ROADWAYS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.
  EXPECT FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  VIRGILINA...
  AND HITESBURG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE WATER TO FLOW OVER THE ROADWAY. DO
NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE WHERE THE ROAD HAS BECOME FLOODED.

DO NOT STAY IN THE OPEN OR SHELTER UNDER TREES WHEN LIGHTNING
THREATENS. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING OR IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3668 7870 3667 7870 3664 7871 3659 7871
      3659 7872 3658 7872 3656 7874 3654 7873
      3654 7883 3655 7886 3671 7879 3669 7868
TIME...MOT...LOC 0413Z 294DEG 15KT 3667 7876 3655 7880

$$

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