Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1032 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

VAZ010>014-020300-
WYTHE-MONTGOMERY-BLAND-PULASKI-GILES-
1032 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT
PULASKI...SOUTHEASTERN GILES...CITY OF RADFORD...NORTHERN
MONTGOMERY...NORTHEASTERN WYTHE AND EAST CENTRAL BLAND COUNTIES...

AT 1031 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS EXTENDING FROM
NEAR PEMBROKE TO NEAR BLAND...AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BLACKSBURG...
CHRISTIANSBURG...
RADFORD...
PULASKI...
AND DUBLIN.

THIS INCLUDES VIRGINIA TECH.

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 3734 8061 3732 8044 3732 8042 3730 8025
      3729 8026 3692 8083 3701 8111
TIME...MOT...LOC 0231Z 278DEG 30KT 3731 8060 3703 8106
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