Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
254 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

VAZ033-044-282000-
PITTSYLVANIA-FRANKLIN-
254 PM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT
NORTHWESTERN PITTSYLVANIA AND EAST CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTIES...

AT 254 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR ROCKY MOUNT...MOVING
EAST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKY MOUNT...
PENHOOK...
SOUTHERN SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE...
UNION HALL...
AND SONTAG.

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 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3698 7993 3704 7957 3703 7956 3704 7956
      3704 7954 3703 7953 3703 7952 3702 7950
      3691 7948 3690 7992
TIME...MOT...LOC 1854Z 263DEG 18KT 3695 7989
$$

PW


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