Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
936 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

WVZ042-043-061530-
SUMMERS-MERCER-
936 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

...HIGH WATER ALONG THE BLUESTONE RIVER...

BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN THE HEADWATERS OF THE
BLUESTONE RIVER YESTERDAY EVENING. RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL IS
MOVING DOWNSTREAM.

THE WATER LEVEL ALONG THE BLUESTONE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE THIS
MORNING FROM SPANISHBURG TO PIPESTEM BEFORE LEVELING OFF AND
RECEDING THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CREST CLOSE TO
FLOOD STAGE...AND ALL RECREATIONAL INTERESTS SHOULD AVOID THE RIVER
TODAY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

SPANISHBURG...
PIPESTEM...
AND PIPESTEM RESORT STATE PARK.

IF YOU ARE ON OR NEAR THE BLUESTONE RIVER...GET OUT OF THE WATER.
THIS RIVER IS NOT SAFE FOR RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES TODAY.

LAT...LON 3742 8110 3745 8115 3757 8097 3751 8092
TIME...MOT...LOC 1334Z 222DEG 0KT 3745 8112
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