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Special Statement
Statement as of 12:27 AM EDT on September 03, 2014

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Special Weather Statement for... Appomattox County in central Virginia... southeastern Amherst County in central Virginia... central Campbell County in central Virginia...

* until 130 am EDT

* at 1226 am EDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Bocock...moving to the northeast at 10 mph.

* Wind gusts up to 40 mph are expected with this storm.

* Locations impacted include... Lynchburg City... Concord... Bent Creek... Appomattox... and Rustburg.

This includes Liberty University.

Lat...Lon 3726 7868 3713 7921 3731 7929 3739 7923 3740 7925 3762 7894 3754 7890 3755 7888 3754 7884 3754 7882 3729 7865 time...Mot...loc 0423z 221deg 11kt 3737 7906

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Record Report
Statement as of 8:55 am EDT on September 2, 2014

...Record August rainfall set at Bluefield WV...

A record rainfall of 6.41 inches was set at Bluefield WV for the month of August 2014. This breaks the old record for August of 5.88 inches set back in 2009. Official records at Bluefield WV date back to 1959.

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