Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
929 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

VAZ010-011-WVZ042>044-507-210200-
BLAND VA-GILES VA-MERCER WV-SUMMERS WV-EASTERN GREENBRIER WV-
MONROE WV-
929 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN BLAND COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...
  GILES COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...
  EASTERN MERCER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHERN SUMMERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  THE EASTERN GREENBRIER IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...
  WESTERN MONROE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

* AT 928 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
  STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ELLISON TO
  NEAR ROCKY GAP...MOVING TO THE EAST AT 55 MPH.

* WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 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...
  ROCKY GAP...
  PEARISBURG...
  NARROWS...
  MOUNTAIN LAKE...
  AND PIPESTEM.

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 3776 8048 3726 8056 3724 8062 3722 8112
      3763 8106
TIME...MOT...LOC 0127Z 260DEG 47KT 3761 8101 3726 8107

$$

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