Roanoke, VA (24015)

4:16 PM EDT on September 29, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Active Advisory: Areal Flood Advisory, Special Statement Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev -9999 ft 0.00 °N, 0.00 °E | Updated

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70 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 15 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
7:14 AM 7:05 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KROA 291954Z 13005KT 10SM SCT028 BKN034 OVC050 23/18 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP155 T02280183
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall --
Snow Depth Not available.
7:14 AM 7:05 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KROA 291954Z 13005KT 10SM SCT028 BKN034 OVC050 23/18 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP155 T02280183

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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:57 PM EDT Sep. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Craig County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Salem in west central Virginia...
Roanoke County in west central Virginia...
Montgomery County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 700 PM EDT

* at 356 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
New Castle...
and Shawsville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

When it is safe to do so... please send your reports of flooding...
including mudslides or flooded roads... to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports
and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3763 8003 3755 7997 3742 8007 3739 8001
      3718 8004 3716 8008 3716 8009 3712 8013
      3703 8045 3727 8048 3732 8043 3742 8048
      3749 8036 3751 8030 3753 8028 3753 8032
      3756 8033 3763 8022 3760 8015 3766 8003


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Special Statement
Issued: 3:54 PM EDT Sep. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Craig County in
southwestern Virginia... western Roanoke County in west central
Virginia... northeastern Giles... north central Floyd and Montgomery
counties in southwestern Virginia... west central
Botetourt... southwestern Alleghany counties in west central Virginia
and eastern Monroe counties in southeastern West Virginia... the west
Central City of Salem and the Central City of Radford...

At 351 PM EDT... strong thunderstorms extended from Organ Cave and
Alleghany to Blacksburg to Radford... moving northeast at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm. Occasional cloud-to-ground lightning and very heavy rainfall
can be expected with these thunderstorms.

Locations impacted include...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
Radford...
and New Castle.

This includes the following location Virginia tech.

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 3767 7985 3697 8027 3707 8056 3708 8056
      3708 8057 3715 8055 3714 8053 3716 8055
      3719 8055 3720 8051 3720 8055 3769 8048
      3769 8045 3772 8039 3769 8038 3771 8035
      3769 8031 3773 8025 3774 8026 3774 8023
time... Mot... loc 1951z 202deg 26kt 3719 8032


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354 PM EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Craig County in
southwestern Virginia... western Roanoke County in west central
Virginia... northeastern Giles... north central Floyd and Montgomery
counties in southwestern Virginia... west central
Botetourt... southwestern Alleghany counties in west central Virginia
and eastern Monroe counties in southeastern West Virginia... the west
Central City of Salem and the Central City of Radford...

At 351 PM EDT... strong thunderstorms extended from Organ Cave and
Alleghany to Blacksburg to Radford... moving northeast at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm. Occasional cloud-to-ground lightning and very heavy rainfall
can be expected with these thunderstorms.

Locations impacted include...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
Radford...
and New Castle.

This includes the following location Virginia tech.

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 3767 7985 3697 8027 3707 8056 3708 8056
      3708 8057 3715 8055 3714 8053 3716 8055
      3719 8055 3720 8051 3720 8055 3769 8048
      3769 8045 3772 8039 3769 8038 3771 8035
      3769 8031 3773 8025 3774 8026 3774 8023
time... Mot... loc 1951z 202deg 26kt 3719 8032


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354 PM EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect Craig County in
southwestern Virginia... western Roanoke County in west central
Virginia... northeastern Giles... north central Floyd and Montgomery
counties in southwestern Virginia... west central
Botetourt... southwestern Alleghany counties in west central Virginia
and eastern Monroe counties in southeastern West Virginia... the west
Central City of Salem and the Central City of Radford...

At 351 PM EDT... strong thunderstorms extended from Organ Cave and
Alleghany to Blacksburg to Radford... moving northeast at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm. Occasional cloud-to-ground lightning and very heavy rainfall
can be expected with these thunderstorms.

Locations impacted include...
Blacksburg...
Salem...
Christiansburg...
Radford...
and New Castle.

This includes the following location Virginia tech.

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 3767 7985 3697 8027 3707 8056 3708 8056
      3708 8057 3715 8055 3714 8053 3716 8055
      3719 8055 3720 8051 3720 8055 3769 8048
      3769 8045 3772 8039 3769 8038 3771 8035
      3769 8031 3773 8025 3774 8026 3774 8023
time... Mot... loc 1951z 202deg 26kt 3719 8032


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