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    Severe Thunderstorm Watch

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:29:05 GMT
    A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 8 p.m. or until canceled for the cities of Danville and Lynchburg as well as Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell, Charlotte, Halifax and Pittsylvania Counties.A line of rain and storms will move through the Highway 29 and 501 corridors through the afternoon hours. This line of storms could bring wind gusts over 60 mph.Severe thunderstorms can occasionally produce tornadoes.Heavy rain is also possible. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect.
    A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 8 p.m. or until canceled for the cities of Danville and Lynchburg as well as Amherst, Appomattox, Campbell, Charlotte, Halifax and Pittsylvania Counties.A line of rain and storms will move through the Highway 29 and 501 corridors through the afternoon hours. This line of storms could bring wind gusts over 60 mph.Severe thunderstorms can occasionally produce tornadoes.Heavy rain is also possible. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect.

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    Roanoke County (WSLS) - Some residents in Roanoke County could see their water pressure improve by next year. More>>

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