Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1149 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

VAZ034-035-045>047-070445-
BUCKINGHAM VA-APPOMATTOX VA-BEDFORD VA-AMHERST VA-CAMPBELL VA-
1149 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN BUCKINGHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHWESTERN APPOMATTOX COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHEASTERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  AMHERST COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHWESTERN CAMPBELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1245 AM EDT

* AT 1148 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS
  TRACKING SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS FROM NEAR
  AMHERST EASTWARD TO BUCKINGHAM...MOVING TO THE SOUTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

* WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. VERY HEAVY
  RAIN IS FALLING...AND WILL CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADWAYS AND
  QUICKLY FILL ROADSIDE DITCHES AND SMALL STREAMS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LYNCHBURG CITY...
  FOREST...
  CLIFFORD...
  AMHERST...
  AND BENT CREEK.

THIS INCLUDES LIBERTY UNIVERSITY.

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 3726 7935 3750 7951 3772 7906 3770 7899
      3755 7890 3754 7884 3754 7882 3756 7881
      3759 7883 3760 7881 3763 7882 3764 7872
      3767 7872 3768 7869 3770 7869 3768 7866
      3768 7864 3771 7865 3754 7851
TIME...MOT...LOC 0346Z 62DEG 17KT 3756 7902

$$

KK


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