Pittsylvania Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 3:59 PM EDT op 24 juli 2014

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Special Weather Statement for... southwestern Campbell County in central Virginia... northeastern Pittsylvania County in south central Virginia...

* until 430 PM EDT

* at 359 PM EDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Altavista...moving to the east at 25 mph.

* Wind gusts up to 40 mph are expected with this storm. Very heavy rain is falling...and will cause water to pond on roadways and quickly fill roadside ditches and small streams.

* Locations impacted include... Hurt... Altavista... Hodges... Gladys... and Long Island.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This storm will likely intensify...so monitor local radio and television for additional information...and possible warnings...from the National Weather Service.

Lat...Lon 3706 7909 3705 7909 3709 7938 3721 7935 3720 7907 time...Mot...loc 1955z 275deg 21kt 3712 7931

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349 PM EDT Thu Jul 24 2014

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Special Weather Statement for... southern Bedford County in south central Virginia... northeastern Pittsylvania County in south central Virginia...

* until 415 PM EDT

* at 349 PM EDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Pittsville...moving to the east at 20 mph.

* Pea size hail and wind gusts up to 30 mph are expected with this storm. Very heavy rain is falling...and will cause water to pond on roadways and quickly fill roadside ditches and small streams.

* Locations impacted include... Hurt... Mt airy... Gretna... Straightstone... and Pittsville.

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 3690 7915 3697 7955 3712 7951 3711 7941 3707 7944 3706 7943 3707 7940 3709 7941 3710 7938 3707 7920 3707 7918 3706 7911 time...Mot...loc 1946z 277deg 22kt 3702 7943

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