Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
WWUS81 KRNK 210317
SPSRNK

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1117 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

VAZ058-210345-
HALIFAX VA-
1117 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL HALIFAX COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1145 PM EDT

* AT 1117 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
  TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
  HITESBURG TO NEAR SEMORA...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 25 MPH.

* VERY HEAVY RAIN IS FALLING...AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON
  ROADWAYS AND QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.
  EXPECT FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOUTH BOSTON...
  VIRGILINA...
  CLUSTER SPRINGS...
  ALTON...
  AND HITESBURG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE WATER TO FLOW OVER THE ROADWAY. DO
NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE WHERE THE ROAD HAS BECOME FLOODED.

DO NOT STAY IN THE OPEN OR SHELTER UNDER TREES WHEN LIGHTNING
THREATENS. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING OR IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3660 7872 3659 7871 3659 7872 3658 7872
      3658 7873 3654 7873 3654 7913 3663 7899
      3677 7901 3665 7871
TIME...MOT...LOC 0315Z 290DEG 21KT 3664 7880 3651 7909

$$

DS


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.