Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
646 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

NCZ002-003-VAZ015-016-262345-
ALLEGHANY-SURRY-CARROLL-GRAYSON-
646 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN SURRY AND
ALLEGHANY COUNTIES IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...EASTERN GRAYSON
AND CARROLL COUNTIES IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA AND THE CITY OF
GALAX...

AT 645 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FRIES TO WHITEHEAD. MOVEMENT WAS
EAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOUNT AIRY...
GALAX...
HILLSVILLE...
SPARTA...
AND DOBSON.

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

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3647 8130 3678 8103 3676 8050 3675 8050
      3664 8055 3665 8055 3666 8059 3662 8062
      3660 8062 3659 8061 3656 8061 3656 8059
      3638 8068
TIME...MOT...LOC 2245Z 269DEG 26KT 3673 8094 3646 8115

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