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6:29 PM EDT on September 29, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Feels Like 60.1 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 2.7 mph

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Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3900 ft
Overcast 4900 ft
Dew Point 57 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.08 in
Snow Depth Not available.
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Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KGEV 292210Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM RA SCT014 BKN039 OVC049 15/11 A3004 RMK AO2 P0002 T01540113
Pressure 30.04 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 1400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3900 ft
Overcast 4900 ft
Dew Point 57 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.08 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:20 AM 7:12 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KGEV 292210Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM RA SCT014 BKN039 OVC049 15/11 A3004 RMK AO2 P0002 T01540113

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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 6:16 PM EDT Sep. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Surry County in northwestern North Carolina...
northeastern Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina...
Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina...
northeastern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina...
Grayson County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Galax in southwestern Virginia...
western Carroll County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 815 PM EDT

* at 612 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms moving northeast along the Blue Ridge Parkway. These
storms will produce torrential downpours with between 1 and 2
inches of rain falling in less than 30 minutes. This sudden
downpour of rain will run-off quickly causing water to pond on
roads and flood poor drainage areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mount Airy...
Galax...
North Wilkesboro...
Elkin...
and Fairview.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses
as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... country roads... farmland... and other low lying
spots.

When it is safe to do so... please send your reports of flooding...
including mudslides or flooded roads... to the National Weather
Service by calling toll free at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports
and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service
Blacksburg facebook Page and on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3628 8136 3674 8133 3676 8123 3677 8109
      3680 8106 3687 8074 3656 8078 3655 8044
      3624 8045 3626 8047 3626 8053 3629 8054
      3627 8060 3629 8063 3625 8067 3628 8074
      3624 8087 3622 8088 3615 8131


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Special Statement
Issued: 5:51 PM EDT Sep. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Strong thunderstorms will affect western Alleghany and eastern
Ashe counties in northwest North Carolina and Grayson counties in
southwestern Virginia through 645 PM EDT...

At 549 PM EDT... strong thunderstorms extended from Jefferson to
Piney Creek... moving northeast at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and dime size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Galax...
Sparta...
Jefferson...
West Jefferson...
and Independence.

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.

Lat... Lon 3639 8149 3676 8129 3676 8119 3677 8116
      3677 8109 3678 8109 3679 8107 3677 8101
      3668 8094 3667 8093 3666 8095 3664 8094
      3637 8123 3636 8128 3637 8132 3637 8135
      3636 8137 3633 8137
time... Mot... loc 2149z 240deg 16kt 3641 8133


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551 PM EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

... Strong thunderstorms will affect western Alleghany and eastern
Ashe counties in northwest North Carolina and Grayson counties in
southwestern Virginia through 645 PM EDT...

At 549 PM EDT... strong thunderstorms extended from Jefferson to
Piney Creek... moving northeast at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and dime size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Galax...
Sparta...
Jefferson...
West Jefferson...
and Independence.

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.

Lat... Lon 3639 8149 3676 8129 3676 8119 3677 8116
      3677 8109 3678 8109 3679 8107 3677 8101
      3668 8094 3667 8093 3666 8095 3664 8094
      3637 8123 3636 8128 3637 8132 3637 8135
      3636 8137 3633 8137
time... Mot... loc 2149z 240deg 16kt 3641 8133


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551 PM EDT Thu Sep 29 2016

... Strong thunderstorms will affect western Alleghany and eastern
Ashe counties in northwest North Carolina and Grayson counties in
southwestern Virginia through 645 PM EDT...

At 549 PM EDT... strong thunderstorms extended from Jefferson to
Piney Creek... moving northeast at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and dime size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Galax...
Sparta...
Jefferson...
West Jefferson...
and Independence.

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.

Lat... Lon 3639 8149 3676 8129 3676 8119 3677 8116
      3677 8109 3678 8109 3679 8107 3677 8101
      3668 8094 3667 8093 3666 8095 3664 8094
      3637 8123 3636 8128 3637 8132 3637 8135
      3636 8137 3633 8137
time... Mot... loc 2149z 240deg 16kt 3641 8133


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