Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
631 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

VAZ022-033-034-044-182330-
ROANOKE-BEDFORD-PITTSYLVANIA-FRANKLIN-
631 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN
PITTSYLVANIA...SOUTHEASTERN ROANOKE...FRANKLIN AND SOUTHWESTERN
BEDFORD COUNTIES...

AT 629 PM EDT...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS NEAR
ROCKY MOUNT...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKY MOUNT...
GRETNA...
BOONES MILL...
HUDDLESTON...
AND MONETA.

IF YOU ARE ON OR NEAR SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND
MOVE INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE
OUT TO 15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR
THUNDER... YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO
SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

LAT...LON 3687 7924 3684 8002 3717 8002 3733 7955
      3712 7941 3706 7944 3706 7940 3709 7940
TIME...MOT...LOC 2229Z 266DEG 15KT 3694 7993
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