Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 FPUS71 KAKQ 221914 NOWAKQ SHORT TERM FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 314 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014 MDZ023-024-VAZ099-222015- INLAND WORCESTER MD-SOMERSET MD-ACCOMACK VA- 314 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014 .NOW... AT 313 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM POCOMOKE CITY TO 13 MILES SOUTH OF CHINCOTEAGUE. THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY. THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR BEAVER DAM AROUND 330 PM EDT...NEW CHURCH AROUND 340 PM EDT...AND HORNTOWN AROUND 415 PM EDT. EXPECT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAINFALL WITH THESE STORMS. PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND FLOODING OF DITCHES...AND LOW LYING OR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS ALSO POSSIBLE. IF YOU HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE INTO A SAFE SHELTER BEFORE THESE STORMS REACH YOUR AREA. REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORMS HAVE PASSED. $$ WRS

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