Weather Alert
Bedford County, VA
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 8/7/20 11:50 PM
End: 8/8/20 12:30 AM
Dur: 00:40
Canceled 8/8/20 12:30 AM

Special Weather Statement issued August 7 at 11:50PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA
At 1149 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Forest, moving east at 25 mph.
Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm. Heavy rain will lead to ponding of water on the roads, and possibly localized street flooding in and around Lynchburg.
Locations impacted include...
Lynchburg...
Bedford...
Concord...
Forest...
Rustburg...
Madison Heights...
and Boonsboro.
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.



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