Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1016 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

WVZ042-010315-
MERCER-
1016 PM EDT TUE MAY 31 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN MERCER COUNTY...

AT 1015 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR SPANISHBURG TO PRINCETON...AND MOVING WEST AT 15
MPH.  VERY HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS...
ALONG WITH FREQUENT CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BLUEFIELD...
PRINCETON...
MATOAKA...
CAMP CREEK...
AND BRAMWELL.

THIS INCLUDES MERCER COUNTY AIRPORT.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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

LAT...LON 3742 8132 3742 8130 3741 8129 3742 8128
      3743 8129 3750 8111 3735 8095 3727 8115
      3726 8118 3724 8123 3725 8125 3736 8135
TIME...MOT...LOC 0215Z 083DEG 12KT 3744 8117 3736 8109
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