Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
532 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

VAZ035-045-046-312230-
APPOMATTOX-AMHERST-CAMPBELL-
532 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT
NORTHWESTERN APPOMATTOX...SOUTHEASTERN AMHERST...AND NORTHEASTERN
CAMPBELL COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG...

AT 531 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LYNCHBURG...
MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LYNCHBURG...
CONCORD...
FOREST...
OAKVILLE...
AND RIVERVILLE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATION LIBERTY UNIVERSITY.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...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 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3731 7887 3735 7926 3739 7923 3741 7926
      3742 7925 3743 7927 3745 7927 3747 7918
      3748 7921 3751 7922 3751 7924 3749 7926
      3753 7927 3756 7890 3754 7890 3755 7888
      3754 7884
TIME...MOT...LOC 2131Z 269DEG 15KT 3745 7918

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