Salem, VA (24153)

2:54 PM EDT on July 27, 2017 (GMT -0400)
South Salem | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Special Statement

Elev 1225 ft 37.26 °N, 80.07 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

Rain
Rain
80.2 °F
Feels Like 84 °F
N
9.0
Wind Variable Wind from NE
Gusts 9.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 4 miles
Clouds
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.01 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:21 AM 8:32 PM
Waxing Crescent, 23% visible
Not available.
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 4 miles
Clouds
Heat Index 84 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.01 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:21 AM 8:32 PM
Waxing Crescent, 23% visible
Not available.

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Special Statement
Issued: 2:03 PM EDT Jul. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Roanoke... east central
Pulaski... southwestern Rockbridge... northwestern Floyd... southern
Botetourt... northwestern Bedford... west central Amherst and
Montgomery counties... the city of Radford... the city of Salem and
the city of Roanoke...

At 203 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Natural Bridge to Radford. Movement
was east at 45 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
and Radford.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3761 7911 3717 8003 3716 8009 3712 8012
      3698 8042 3706 8072 3771 7954
time... Mot... loc 1803z 260deg 41kt 3769 7955 3711 8059


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203 PM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Roanoke... east central
Pulaski... southwestern Rockbridge... northwestern Floyd... southern
Botetourt... northwestern Bedford... west central Amherst and
Montgomery counties... the city of Radford... the city of Salem and
the city of Roanoke...

At 203 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Natural Bridge to Radford. Movement
was east at 45 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
and Radford.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Lat... Lon 3761 7911 3717 8003 3716 8009 3712 8012
      3698 8042 3706 8072 3771 7954
time... Mot... loc 1803z 260deg 41kt 3769 7955 3711 8059


Rab