Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 1, 2013

Special weather statement issued for region

BLACKSBURG, Va. — The National Weather Service in Blacksburg,Va. issued a special weather statement Monday evening for Southwest Virginia and southern West Virginia.

Slow moving showers and thunderstorms could result in very heavy rainfall throughout Monday night. Isolated flash flooding was possible, especially if the storms cross a region that was impacted by heavy rain Sunday or Sunday night, forecasters said.

Showers and thunderstorms will persist for much of the week with heavier rain during the afternoon, forecasters stated.

Dispatchers with the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office reported heavy rain and some high water Monday. Heavy rain was also reported in the Richlands, Va. area.


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