Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
220 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

VAZ016-017-032>034-043-044-211915-
HENRY-FLOYD-CARROLL-PATRICK-BEDFORD-PITTSYLVANIA-FRANKLIN-
220 PM EDT SUN AUG 21 2016

...A LINE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT
PATRICK...NORTHWESTERN PITTSYLVANIA...FRANKLIN...SOUTHEASTERN
FLOYD...NORTHERN HENRY...EAST CENTRAL CARROLL AND SOUTHWESTERN
BEDFORD COUNTIES AND THE NORTHWESTERN CITY OF MARTINSVILLE...

AT 218 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM MONETA TO NEAR CANA. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 55 MPH.

BRIEF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS ACTIVITY. WINDS
IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE SHOWERS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MARTINSVILLE...
ROCKY MOUNT...
ALTAVISTA...
STUART...
AND HURT.

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

THESE SHOWERS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

LAT...LON 3665 8067 3723 7966 3721 7935 3706 7944
      3706 7940 3709 7940 3709 7939 3711 7937
      3712 7938 3712 7935 3714 7934 3711 7931
      3712 7927 3662 7997
TIME...MOT...LOC 1818Z 263DEG 46KT 3717 7966 3661 8063

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