Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
102 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

NCZ003-004-020-VAZ016-017-032-150545-
SURRY NC-YADKIN NC-STOKES NC-FLOYD VA-PATRICK VA-CARROLL VA-
102 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  EASTERN SURRY COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTH CENTRAL YADKIN COUNTY IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHWESTERN STOKES COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  CENTRAL FLOYD COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...
  PATRICK COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHEASTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 145 AM EDT

* AT 1259 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
  TRACKING AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS
  ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM DOBSON TO FANCY GAP...TO
  FLOYD...MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

* WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. VERY HEAVY
  RAIN IS FALLING...AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADWAYS AND
  QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS. VISIBILITIES
  ALONG INTERSTATE 77 FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA LINE NORTHWARD THROUGH
  FANCY GAP WILL BE SEVERELY REDUCED IN CLOUDS AND HEAVY RAIN.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD REDUCE SPEED...ALLOW EXTRA DISTANCE BETWEEN
  VEHICLES...AND USE EXTREME CAUTION.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MOUNT AIRY...
  DOBSON...
  BOTTOM...
  FRANCISCO...
  AND PILOT MOUNTAIN.

LAT...LON 3619 8066 3657 8084 3701 8042 3701 8041
      3702 8041 3701 8039 3702 8036 3689 8021
      3687 8023 3686 8018 3678 8009 3676 8009
TIME...MOT...LOC 0455Z 214DEG 36KT 3651 8072 3627 8064

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