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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
1015 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

OHZ040-041-050-PAZ007-013-014-020-WVZ001-280300-
JEFFERSON-COLUMBIANA-CARROLL-MERCER-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-BEAVER-HANCOCK-
1015 PM EDT WED MAY 27 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHERN JEFFERSON...
COLUMBIANA...CENTRAL CARROLL...SOUTHERN MERCER...BEAVER...
NORTHWESTERN BUTLER...LAWRENCE AND NORTHERN HANCOCK COUNTIES...

AT 1013 PM EDT...A GUST FRONT AHEAD OF A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR OAKWOOD TO NEAR
CARROLLTON...AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS GUST FRONT. HEAVY
RAIN WILL FOLLOW THE GUST FRONT AS THE THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER AREAS
ABOUT 10 MINUTES BEHIND THE GUST FRONT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW CASTLE...SALEM...EAST LIVERPOOL...BEAVER FALLS...GROVE CITY...
COLUMBIANA...MONACA...EAST PALESTINE...WELLSVILLE...CARROLLTON...
ELLWOOD CITY...NEW BRIGHTON...BEAVER...CALCUTTA...ZELIENOPLE...
ROCHESTER...SLIPPERY ROCK...OHIOVILLE...LISBON AND MIDLAND.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
  PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 20.
  INTERSTATE 79 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 91 AND 112.
  INTERSTATE 376 IN PENNSYLVANIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 4 AND 40.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 4052 8046 4051 8127 4092 8082 4090 8082
      4090 8052 4113 8052 4117 7975
TIME...MOT...LOC 0213Z 274DEG 27KT 4101 8045 4050 8107
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