Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
727 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

VAZ009-300000-
SMYTH-
727 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WESTERN SMYTH COUNTY...

AT 725 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR SALTVILLE...MOVING
EAST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS AROUND 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM...IN ADDITION TO
OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND A HALF INCH...TO AN INCH
OF RAIN.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SALTVILLE...
CHILHOWIE...
BROADFORD...
THOMAS BRIDGE...
AND ADWOLF.

A TORRENTIAL DOWNPOUR OF RAIN IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND
MAY CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING. DO
NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS
STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK
A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3695 8182 3698 8171 3693 8168 3694 8167
      3695 8164 3699 8158 3699 8153 3672 8155
      3674 8167 3679 8170 3692 8183 3693 8183
TIME...MOT...LOC 2324Z 272DEG 15KT 3688 8182
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