Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
115 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

VAZ018-022-023-201800-
Botetourt-Craig-Roanoke-
115 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT ROANOKE...SOUTHEASTERN CRAIG
AND SOUTHWESTERN BOTETOURT COUNTIES... THE CITY OF SALEM AND THE
CITY OF ROANOKE...

At 114 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Catawba, moving
east at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and half inch hail are possible with this
storm. Frequent lightning and brief heavy downpours can be expected.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke...
Salem...
Vinton...
Catawba...
and Hollins.

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.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

LAT...LON 3736 7981 3733 7982 3731 7985 3730 7984
      3728 7985 3726 7985 3721 7987 3720 7989
      3718 7990 3718 7991 3729 8024 3731 8026
      3734 8026 3735 8029 3746 8024
TIME...MOT...LOC 1714Z 286DEG 26KT 3735 8018

$$

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