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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
429 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

NCZ006-240915-
CASWELL NC-
429 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  NORTHERN CASWELL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 515 AM EDT

* AT 429 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR BETHEL...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 20 MPH.

* DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS
  STORM.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PROVIDENCE...
  YANCEYVILLE...
  PELHAM...
  HAMER...
  AND QUICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS...FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3638 7953 3649 7952 3654 7934 3654 7916
      3650 7914 3640 7915 3636 7952
TIME...MOT...LOC 0827Z 247DEG 19KT 3643 7946

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
356 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

VAZ044-058-240845-
HALIFAX VA-PITTSYLVANIA VA-
356 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN HALIFAX COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHEASTERN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 445 AM EDT

* AT 355 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR KEELING...MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST AT 25
  MPH.

* DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS
  STORM.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BLAIRS...
  HALIFAX...
  INGRAM...
  RIDGEWAY...
  AND LEDA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS...FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3665 7939 3679 7945 3698 7904 3676 7890
TIME...MOT...LOC 0753Z 247DEG 22KT 3676 7928

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
401 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

WVZ028-038-039-046-047-240900-
BRAXTON WV-POCAHONTAS WV-RANDOLPH WV-UPSHUR WV-WEBSTER WV-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR SOUTHERN UPSHUR...NORTHERN
WEBSTER...SOUTHERN BRAXTON...RANDOLPH AND NORTHEASTERN POCAHONTAS
COUNTIES UNTIL 500 AM EDT...

AT 355 AM EDT...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY
RAINFALL WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE FROM HARMAN TO MILL CREEK TO
LITTLE BIRCH...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

HEAVY RAIN WILL FALL FROM THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS...WITH
RAINFALL MEASUREMENTS OF AROUND ONE HALF INCH IN 30 MINUTES.
RAINFALL OF THIS INTENSITY WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADS AND
QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.

THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR DAILEY AROUND 405
AM...DRYFORK...AND HOLLY RIVER STATE PARK AROUND 410
AM...HARMAN...HELVETIA...AND HACKER VALLEY AROUND 415 AM...MILL
CREEK AROUND 425 AM...GLADY AROUND 430 AM...PICKENS AND HUTTONSVILLE
AROUND 435 AM.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

YOU MAY REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR
BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

LAT...LON 3892 7937 3893 7944 3889 7946 3889 7951
      3884 7953 3878 7950 3866 7959 3864 7962
      3861 7975 3848 8025 3857 8086 3883 8007
      3900 7960 3898 7951 3896 7935

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
356 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

WVZ027-028-037-038-240845-
BRAXTON WV-CLAY WV-NICHOLAS WV-WEBSTER WV-
356 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR WESTERN WEBSTER...SOUTHERN
BRAXTON...NORTHERN CLAY AND NORTHERN NICHOLAS COUNTIES UNTIL 445 AM
EDT...

AT 349 AM EDT...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE FROM PROCIOUS TO HARRISON TO
STRANGE CREEK...MOVING EAST AT 5 MPH.

VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL FALL FROM THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS...WITH
RAINFALL AMOUNTS MEASURING UP TO 1 INCH IN 30 MINUTES. RAINFALL OF
THIS INTENSITY WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADS AND QUICKLY FILL
ROADSIDE DITCHES AND CAUSE RAPID RISES SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS.

SHOULD ADDITIONAL SHOWERS OR STORMS FORM TO THE WEST...REPETITIVE
RAINFALL COULD CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO OCCUR...AND A FLASH FLOOD
WARNING WOULD BE NEEDED IF CONFIDENCE INCREASES IN THIS SCENARIO.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR HARRISON AROUND 415 AM AND BIRCH
RIVER AROUND 445 AM.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

YOU MAY REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR
BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

LAT...LON 3850 8124 3855 8110 3857 8091 3853 8052
      3843 8051 3840 8068

$$

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