Strong Thunderstorm Warning

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A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT EAST CENTRAL PULASKI, CENTRAL FLOYD, AND SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF RADFORD.

At 1205 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Claytor Dam, or near Radford, moving east at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Christiansburg…
Radford…
Pilot…
Claytor Dam…
Fairlawn…
Claytor Lake State Park…
and Graysontown.

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.