Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1136 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

NCZ001>003-019-VAZ015-270415-
WILKES-ASHE-ALLEGHANY-SURRY-GRAYSON-
1136 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT WESTERN
SURRY...EASTERN ASHE...NORTHEASTERN WILKES... ALLEGHANY AND SOUTHERN
GRAYSON COUNTIES...

AT 1134 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM WHITETOP TO BENHAM...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS ALONG WITH
FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOUNT AIRY...
ELKIN...
FAIRVIEW...
FLAT ROCK...
AND SPARTA.

OCCASIONAL 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 3656 8169 3673 8139 3658 8086 3656 8084
      3656 8078 3649 8052 3625 8080 3624 8087
      3618 8088
TIME...MOT...LOC 0334Z 210DEG 57KT 3660 8165 3629 8092
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