Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
754 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NCZ018-230030-
WATAUGA NC-
754 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  SOUTHERN WATAUGA COUNTY IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 754 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  AN INTENSE SHOWER NEAR ROMINGER...MOVING TO THE SOUTHEAST AT 20
  MPH.

* WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS SHOWER. VERY HEAVY
  RAIN IS FALLING...AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADWAYS AND
  QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BOONE...
  BLOWING ROCK...
  SUGAR GROVE...
  BEECH MOUNTAIN...
  AND LOVILL.

THIS INCLUDES APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE WATER TO FLOW OVER THE ROADWAY. DO
NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE WHERE THE ROAD HAS BECOME FLOODED.

&&

LAT...LON 3624 8190 3625 8190 3626 8189 3628 8190
      3632 8184 3617 8149 3612 8155 3612 8171
      3611 8181 3616 8183 3619 8186 3619 8188
      3621 8191 3623 8191
TIME...MOT...LOC 2352Z 312DEG 16KT 3624 8182

$$

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