499  
WWUS81 KRNK 150015  
SPSRNK  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
815 PM EDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
 
VAZ018-022-023-150100-  
BOTETOURT-CRAIG-ROANOKE-  
815 PM EDT SAT SEP 14 2019  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN CRAIG, SOUTHERN  
BOTETOURT, AND NORTHERN ROANOKE COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM EDT...  
 
AT 815 PM EDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CATAWBA, MOVING  
EAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS  
STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ROANOKE...  
SALEM...  
VINTON...  
TROUTVILLE...  
AND CATAWBA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THE SALEM FAIRGROUNDS AND  
ROANOKE REGIONAL 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 3742 7977 3740 7981 3738 7977 3735 7979  
3732 7984 3730 7984 3729 7985 3726 7986  
3723 7984 3722 7985 3721 7988 3718 7990  
3731 8023 3744 8021 3744 7974  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0015Z 276DEG 18KT 3737 8012  
 

 
 
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