Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1029 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

VAZ014-018-019-022>024-033-034-030330-
FRANKLIN VA-ALLEGHANY VA-BEDFORD VA-BOTETOURT VA-ROCKBRIDGE VA-
ROANOKE VA-MONTGOMERY VA-CRAIG VA-
1029 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  CENTRAL ALLEGHANY COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHWESTERN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  ROANOKE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...
  CRAIG COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 1029 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
  TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
  EARLEHURST TO NEAR ELLISTON...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 45 MPH.

* PEA SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE
  STORMS. VERY HEAVY RAIN IS FALLING...AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND
  ON ROADWAYS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ROANOKE...
  SALEM CITY...
  CATAWBA...
  STEWARTSVILLE...
  AND COLLIERSTOWN.

THIS INCLUDES THE SALEM FAIRGROUNDS.

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 3790 7946 3706 7946 3706 7949 3703 7948
      3717 8035 3759 8027 3763 8022 3765 8026
      3776 8024 3786 7971 3784 7969
TIME...MOT...LOC 0226Z 273DEG 41KT 3769 8020 3724 8029

$$

KK


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