Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
238 PM EDT SUN JUL 13 2014

VAZ033-131915-
FRANKLIN VA-
238 PM EDT SUN JUL 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT

* AT 238 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BURNT CHIMNEY
  TO NEAR FERRUM...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 15 MPH.

* WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG
  WITH BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND OCCASIONAL CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ROCKY MOUNT...
  SYDNORSVILLE...
  FERRUM...
  PENHOOK...
  AND SONTAG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3687 8006 3721 7988 3722 7978 3719 7976
      3719 7972 3715 7971 3716 7968 3710 7964
      3708 7961 3708 7962 3705 7959 3685 7964
TIME...MOT...LOC 1835Z 257DEG 13KT 3717 7986 3689 8000

$$

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