Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
812 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

VAZ009-010-012-250115-
Bland-Wythe-Smyth-
812 PM EDT MON JUL 24 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SMYTH...SOUTHWESTERN
BLAND AND WYTHE COUNTIES THROUGH 915 PM EDT...

At 808 PM EDT, radar indicated a line of strong thunderstorms
extending along a line from near Ceres to near Hungry Mother State
Park to 7 miles west of Allison Gap. Movement was southeast at 15
mph.

Locations impacted include...
Wytheville...
Marion...
Saltville...
Chilhowie...
and Rural Retreat.

These thunderstorms will affect Interstate 81 between mile markers
35 and 70 during the next hour. Expect very heavy rainfall with
severely reduced visibility as you travel along the Interstate in
this area through these thunderstorms.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

LAT...LON 3690 8156 3710 8126 3697 8093 3680 8104
      3679 8108 3677 8109 3676 8127 3671 8153
      3670 8155 3668 8153 3666 8154 3663 8162
      3679 8170 3693 8183
TIME...MOT...LOC 0008Z 293DEG 15KT 3703 8125 3688 8149 3694 8190

$$

RAB



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