Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
440 PM EDT FRI AUG 19 2016

NCZ004-005-192145-
ROCKINGHAM-STOKES-
440 PM EDT FRI AUG 19 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT STOKES AND WESTERN ROCKINGHAM
COUNTIES...

AT 440 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FRANCISCO...
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS
THUNDERSTORM. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EDEN...
MAYODAN...
MADISON...
WALNUT COVE...
AND STONEVILLE.

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

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

LAT...LON 3626 8022 3640 8045 3650 8044 3655 8037
      3654 8005 3649 7977 3626 7998
TIME...MOT...LOC 2040Z 302DEG 16KT 3649 8028

$$

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