Weather Alert
Floyd County, VA
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 8/19/19 2:15 PM
End: 8/19/19 3:15 PM
Dur: 01:00
Canceled 8/19/19 3:15 PM

Special Weather Statement issued August 19 at 2:15PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA
At 214 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Dugspur, moving south at 15 mph.
Winds in excess of 30 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm.
Locations impacted include...
Hillsville...
Fancy Gap...
Patterson...
Ararat...
and Cana.
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.
This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio stations and available television stations for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.



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