Blue Ridge Heights, VA

6:05 PM EDT on August 17, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Vinton | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Special Statement

Elev 1120 ft 37.28 °N, 79.88 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
86.9 °F
Feels Like 95 °F
N
4.4
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 6.9 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 5000 ft
Scattered Clouds 7500 ft
Heat Index 95 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 64%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 8:08 PM
Waning Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KROA 172154Z 11011KT 10SM FEW050 SCT075 32/23 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP142 T03170233 $
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 5000 ft
Scattered Clouds 7500 ft
Heat Index 95 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 64%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 8:08 PM
Waning Crescent, 19% visible
METAR KROA 172154Z 11011KT 10SM FEW050 SCT075 32/23 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP142 T03170233 $

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Special Statement
Issued: 5:27 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A strong thunderstorm will affect northeastern Roanoke and
southwestern Botetourt counties... the northeastern city of Salem and
the city of Roanoke...

At 527 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm with heavy rain was located
over laymantown, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm... along with
excessive ponding of water on roads and localized flooding.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke...
Salem...
Vinton...
Troutville...
and laymantown.

Lat... Lon 3739 7980 3738 7979 3738 7977 3737 7978
      3735 7979 3732 7984 3731 7985 3730 7984
      3729 7985 3728 7985 3722 7991 3730 8005
      3750 8001
time... Mot... loc 2127z 233deg 11kt 3735 7989


Mbs


527 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

... A strong thunderstorm will affect northeastern Roanoke and
southwestern Botetourt counties... the northeastern city of Salem and
the city of Roanoke...

At 527 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm with heavy rain was located
over laymantown, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm... along with
excessive ponding of water on roads and localized flooding.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke...
Salem...
Vinton...
Troutville...
and laymantown.

Lat... Lon 3739 7980 3738 7979 3738 7977 3737 7978
      3735 7979 3732 7984 3731 7985 3730 7984
      3729 7985 3728 7985 3722 7991 3730 8005
      3750 8001
time... Mot... loc 2127z 233deg 11kt 3735 7989


Mbs

516 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

... Strong thunderstorms will affect east central Roanoke and
southwestern Bedford counties...

At 515 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms with heavy rain extended from
near Stewartsville to near Moneta. Movement was east at 5 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms... .along
with excessive ponding of water on roads and localized flooding.

Locations impacted include...
Vinton...
Moneta...
Stewartsville...
Huddleston...
and Chamblissburg.

Lat... Lon 3725 7939 3710 7951 3715 7969 3716 7970
      3715 7970 3716 7971 3719 7972 3719 7976
      3720 7978 3723 7978 3721 7980 3723 7982
      3722 7983 3722 7985 3721 7988 3722 7993
      3731 7985 3734 7979 3737 7978
time... Mot... loc 2115z 281deg 4kt 3727 7984 3722 7962


Mbs


516 PM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

... Strong thunderstorms will affect east central Roanoke and
southwestern Bedford counties...

At 515 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms with heavy rain extended from
near Stewartsville to near Moneta. Movement was east at 5 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms... .along
with excessive ponding of water on roads and localized flooding.

Locations impacted include...
Vinton...
Moneta...
Stewartsville...
Huddleston...
and Chamblissburg.

Lat... Lon 3725 7939 3710 7951 3715 7969 3716 7970
      3715 7970 3716 7971 3719 7972 3719 7976
      3720 7978 3723 7978 3721 7980 3723 7982
      3722 7983 3722 7985 3721 7988 3722 7993
      3731 7985 3734 7979 3737 7978
time... Mot... loc 2115z 281deg 4kt 3727 7984 3722 7962


Mbs