Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
827 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

VAZ023-034-045-046-060100-
APPOMATTOX-BOTETOURT-BEDFORD-CAMPBELL-
827 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT
WEST CENTRAL APPOMATTOX...CAMPBELL...SOUTHEASTERN BOTETOURT...
SOUTHERN CITY OF LYNCHBURG AND BEDFORD COUNTIES...

AT 827 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM MONTVALE TO NEAR HUDDLESTON TO NEAR GLADYS...AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LYNCHBURG...
BEDFORD...
ALTAVISTA...
HURT...
AND BUCHANAN.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
LIBERTY UNIVERSITY...THE NATIONAL D DAY MEMORIAL...AND LYNCHBURG
AIRPORT.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO 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 THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3735 7890 3706 7902 3707 7911 3709 7913
      3708 7915 3708 7920 3711 7920 3712 7922
      3710 7923 3713 7925 3710 7929 3714 7934
      3712 7935 3712 7938 3711 7937 3710 7937
      3711 7946 3734 7980 3760 7962 3743 7928
TIME...MOT...LOC 0027Z 205DEG 28KT 3735 7974 3717 7943 3713 7908
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