Weather Alert
Smyth County, VA
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/19/19 1:49 PM
End: 5/19/19 2:32 PM
Dur: 00:43
Canceled 5/19/19 2:32 PM

Special Weather Statement issued May 19 at 1:34PM EDT by NWS
...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS SCATTERED BETWEEN MARION...BLUEFIELD...HINTON...AND RAINELLE...THROUGH 230 PM EDT.
At 133 PM EDT, Scattered strong thunderstorms were located between Marion, Bluefield, Hinton, and Rainfall...moving north at 35 mph.
Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with the stronger storms along with frequent lightning and very heavy rainfall.
Locations impacted include...
Bluefield...
Bland...
Princeton...
Marion...
and Tazewell.
This includes The following Location Mercer County Airport.
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.
Updated: Sun 5/19/19 2:22 PM EDT


Updated: Sun 5/19/19 2:22 PM EDT

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