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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
601 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

VAZ060-061-182245-
Cumberland-Prince Edward-
601 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN CUMBERLAND AND
CENTRAL PRINCE EDWARD COUNTIES...

At 600 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Hampden Sydney,
moving east at 25 mph.

Wind gusts of around 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Farmville, Hampden Sydney College, Longwood University, Hampden
Sydney, Prospect, Rice, Raines Tavern, Briery Creek Lake, Tuggle,
Prince Edward Station, Angola, Allens Mill, Burkes Tavern, Moran,
Kingsville, Reeds, Prince Edward Lake, Stoddert, Worsham and Twin
Lakes State Park.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3736 7858 3736 7856 3735 7855 3735 7854
      3733 7851 3733 7849 3734 7849 3733 7847
      3738 7843 3742 7820 3739 7822 3737 7824
      3730 7823 3717 7824 3719 7860
TIME...MOT...LOC 2200Z 266DEG 22KT 3728 7847

$$

jo

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
556 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

NCZ004-005-VAZ033-034-043-044-182230-
Stokes-Rockingham-Henry-Franklin-Bedford-Pittsylvania-
556 PM EDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT STOKES...WESTERN
ROCKINGHAM...PITTSYLVANIA...SOUTH CENTRAL BEDFORD... HENRY AND
SOUTHEASTERN FRANKLIN COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE...

At 555 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms extended from near Leesville to
near Huntsville. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms...along
with very heavy rainfall.

Locations impacted include...
Eden...
Martinsville...
Wentworth...
Mayodan...
and Madison.

LAT...LON 3626 8043 3628 8045 3654 8015 3654 8005
      3663 8005 3711 7949 3709 7942 3706 7944
      3706 7940 3709 7940 3698 7913 3625 7991
TIME...MOT...LOC 2155Z 261DEG 24KT 3707 7946 3603 8053

$$

MBS

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