738  
WWUS81 KRNK 212355  
SPSRNK  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
755 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
 
VAZ034-035-044-045-220100-  
AMHERST-CAMPBELL-BEDFORD-PITTSYLVANIA-  
755 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
..AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CAMPBELL
 
 
NORTHEASTERN PITTSYLVANIA...SOUTHWESTERN AMHERST...AND EASTERN  
BEDFORD COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG...  
 
UNTIL 900 PM EDT  
 
AT 754 PM EDT, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE CLUSTERED OVER HURT, MOVING  
NORTH AT 10 MPH. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP BETWEEN  
LYNCHBURG, DANVILLE AND BUCKINGHAM THROUGH THE REST OF THE EVENING.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS  
STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
LYNCHBURG...  
BEDFORD...  
ALTAVISTA...  
HURT...  
AND BROOKNEAL.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS LIBERTY UNIVERSITY AND  
LYNCHBURG AIRPORT.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY CAUSE  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
LAT...LON 3705 7897 3703 7901 3704 7902 3705 7906  
3706 7909 3704 7910 3706 7940 3745 7959  
3755 7938 3743 7901 3739 7899 3703 7891  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2354Z 171DEG 7KT 3708 7924  
 

 
 
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