Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
531 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

VAZ044-045-058-059-282230-
CHARLOTTE-HALIFAX-CAMPBELL-PITTSYLVANIA-
531 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CHARLOTTE...EASTERN
PITTSYLVANIA...SOUTHEASTERN CAMPBELL AND HALIFAX COUNTIES THROUGH
630 PM EDT...

AT 528 PM EDT...SEVERAL CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS WERE DEVELOPING
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE ADVISORY AREA FROM CHARLOTTE
COURT HOUSE...TO PHENIX...TO BROOKNEAL...TO STRAIGHTSTONE...WITH
VERY LITTLE MOVEMENT INDICATED.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. FREQUENT
CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED
WITH ALL OF THIS ACTIVITY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SOUTH BOSTON...
HALIFAX...
CHATHAM...
BROOKNEAL...
AND KEYSVILLE.

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IS 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 THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3690 7849 3687 7851 3654 7922 3654 7925
      3674 7943 3712 7926 3722 7869 3719 7868
      3719 7864 3717 7864 3714 7859 3715 7855
      3713 7851 3711 7850 3709 7848 3708 7844
TIME...MOT...LOC 2128Z 275DEG 5KT 3703 7911
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