Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
655 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

NCZ004-005-280000-
Stokes-Rockingham-
655 PM EDT THU JUL 27 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN STOKES
AND SOUTHWESTERN ROCKINGHAM COUNTIES THROUGH 800 PM EDT...

At 653 PM EDT, radar indicated that strong thunderstorms were
located along a line extending from Danbury to near Walnut Cove to
near Germanton. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms. Frequent
lightning and very heavy rainfall can also be expected with these
thunderstorms.

Locations impacted include...
Reidsville...
Wentworth...
Mayodan...
Madison...
and Walnut Cove.

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 these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3626 8023 3633 8020 3641 8026 3646 7975
      3632 7970 3625 7971
TIME...MOT...LOC 2253Z 267DEG 22KT 3641 8022 3634 8012 3624 8018

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