Line of thunderstorm in the area

A LINE OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT ROANOKE, SOUTHEASTERN CRAIG, NORTHEASTERN FLOYD, AND EAST CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTIES, plus the CITY OF SALEM AND THE CITY OF ROANOKE until 115 PM EDT.

At 1232 PM EDT, radar indicated heavy showers with embedded thunderstorms located along a line extending from New Castle to Salem to Copper Hill. Movement was east at 5 mph.

Heavy rainfall can be expected, which may reduce visibility significantly for travelers. Occasional cloud to ground lightning is also possible.

Locations impacted include…
Roanoke…
Salem…
Vinton…
Troutville…
and Boones Mill.

This includes The following Locations The Salem Fairgrounds and Roanoke Regional Airport.

Heavy rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may cause localized flooding. Urban and poor drainage flooding is possible as well in the cities of Roanoke and Salem. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.