Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
717 PM EDT WED MAY 23 2018

NCZ019-020-232345-
Yadkin-Wilkes-
717 PM EDT WED MAY 23 2018

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT
SOUTHEASTERN WILKES AND SOUTHWESTERN YADKIN COUNTIES...

Until 745 PM EDT

At 715 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from Boomer to Windy Gap...to Courtney.
Movement was southeast at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.  These storms are also producing very heavy rainfall, with
some spots along the path receiving up to 1 inch of rain in less
than an hour.

Locations impacted include...
Yadkinville...
Boomer...
Windy Gap...
Courtney...
and Buck Shoals.

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

LAT...LON 3603 8137 3619 8095 3608 8051 3605 8050
      3606 8098 3603 8107 3604 8120 3603 8127
      3600 8132
TIME...MOT...LOC 2315Z 314DEG 25KT 3608 8086 3591 8137

$$

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