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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1252 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

VAZ007-009-012-260530-
TAZEWELL VA-WYTHE VA-SMYTH VA-
1252 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN TAZEWELL COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...
  WYTHE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...
  SMYTH COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1249 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
  TRACKING SEVERAL STRONG THUNDERSTORMS...ONE NEAR LEBANON...OTHERS
  FROM SALTVILLE TO HUNGRY MOTHER STATE PARK...AND A THIRD AREA FROM
  NEAR THE MOUNTAIN EMPIRE AIRPORT TO SPEEDWELL. ALL OF THESE
  THUNDERSTORMS WERE MOVING TO THE EAST AT 35 MPH.

* PEA SIZE HAIL AND VERY HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED WITH THE
  STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WYTHEVILLE...
  SALTVILLE...
  CHILHOWIE...
  RURAL RETREAT...
  AND SPEEDWELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE WATER TO FLOW OVER THE ROADWAY. DO
NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE WHERE THE ROAD HAS BECOME FLOODED.

&&

LAT...LON 3704 8146 3695 8138 3703 8126 3702 8111
      3694 8080 3688 8074 3681 8103 3677 8112
      3676 8127 3670 8155 3668 8153 3672 8166
      3679 8170 3691 8182 3695 8182 3696 8178
      3706 8183
TIME...MOT...LOC 0447Z 279DEG 29KT 3689 8199

$$

RAB

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