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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
347 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

PAZ020-021-029-WVZ001-002-020815-
WASHINGTON-ALLEGHENY-BEAVER-BROOKE-HANCOCK-
347 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN BEAVER...NORTHWESTERN
WASHINGTON...WESTERN ALLEGHENY...SOUTHEASTERN HANCOCK AND
NORTHEASTERN BROOKE COUNTIES...

AT 347 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR TORONTO...OR
NEAR WEIRTON...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PITTSBURGH...MOUNT LEBANON...BETHEL PARK...ROSS TOWNSHIP...MCCANDLESS
TOWNSHIP...MOON TOWNSHIP...MCMURRAY...WEIRTON...FRANKLIN PARK...ALIQUIPPA...
GASTONVILLE...UPPER ST. CLAIR...SCOTT TOWNSHIP...ROBINSON TOWNSHIP...
CECIL-BISHOP...ECONOMY...DORMONT...BELLEVUE...CASTLE SHANNON AND
CARNEGIE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
  PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 32 AND 34.

  INTERSTATE 79 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50 AND 75...AND
  BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 48 AND 49.

  INTERSTATE 279 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 6 AND 13.

  INTERSTATE 376 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 45 AND 68.

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 4066 8002 4026 8003 4038 8058 4056 8057
TIME...MOT...LOC 0747Z 272DEG 30KT 4047 8048

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