Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
127 AM EDT FRI JUL 1 2016

NCZ005-VAZ043-010630-
ROCKINGHAM-HENRY-
127 AM EDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN ROCKINGHAM AND
HENRY COUNTIES ALONG WITH THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE THROUGH 230 PM
EDT...

AT 126 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR PENNS STORE TO NEAR BETHANY...AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. FREQUENT
CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EDEN...
REIDSVILLE...
MARTINSVILLE...
WENTWORTH...
AND AXTON.

THIS INCLUDES THE MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY AND MARTINSVILLE AIRPORT.

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

LAT...LON 3625 7970 3654 7986 3655 8005 3660 8005
      3681 7974 3683 7966 3685 7964 3654 7971
      3654 7951 3625 7953
TIME...MOT...LOC 0526Z 243DEG 21KT 3656 8006 3629 7980
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