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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1227 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

PAZ021-029-260500-
WASHINGTON-ALLEGHENY-
1227 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND SOUTH
CENTRAL ALLEGHENY COUNTIES...

AT 1226 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER UPPER ST.
CLAIR...OR OVER BETHEL PARK...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOUNT LEBANON...BETHEL PARK...MCMURRAY...CANONSBURG...GASTONVILLE...
WEST MIFFLIN...BALDWIN...UPPER ST. CLAIR...SCOTT TOWNSHIP...
WHITEHALL...SOUTH PARK TOWNSHIP...CECIL-BISHOP...JEFFERSON HILLS...
BRENTWOOD...DORMONT...CASTLE SHANNON...PLEASANT HILLS...CLAIRTON...
BRIDGEVILLE AND FINLEYVILLE.

THIS INCLUDES  INTERSTATE 79 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50
AND 53...AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 45 AND 49.

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.

LAT...LON 4030 8024 4040 8005 4030 7987 4019 8008
TIME...MOT...LOC 0426Z 310DEG 37KT 4033 8009

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