Weather Alert
Smyth County, VA
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/17/19 8:29 AM
End: 5/17/19 9:21 AM
Dur: 00:52
Canceled 5/17/19 9:21 AM

Special Weather Statement issued May 17 at 8:29AM EDT by NWS
...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT TAZEWELL...BLAND ...WYTHE...AND PULASKI COUNTIES...
Until 930 AM EDT.
At 828 AM EDT, radar indicated a line of thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Bluefield to Gratton to Bandy. Movement was southeast at 45 mph.
Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms.
Locations impacted include...
Radford...
Bluefield...
Pulaski...
Wytheville...
and Bland.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


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