Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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

NCZ001-VAZ015-230000-
ASHE NC-GRAYSON VA-
736 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  ASHE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN GRAYSON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT

* AT 735 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  A THUNDERSTORMS NEAR FLATWOOD...MOVING TO THE SOUTHEAST AT 30 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...
  JEFFERSON...
  WHITETOP...
  ASHLAND...
  LANSING...
  AND OTHELLO.

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 3647 8170 3653 8171 3656 8169 3657 8169
      3657 8168 3659 8168 3661 8165 3662 8162
      3663 8160 3656 8135 3652 8133 3649 8132
      3630 8144 3644 8172 3646 8171
TIME...MOT...LOC 2333Z 296DEG 28KT 3657 8173

$$

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