Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
124 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

OHZ085>087-WVZ006>008-014-291745-
LAWRENCE-MEIGS-GALLIA-MASON-CABELL-JACKSON-PUTNAM-
124 PM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...LOCALIZED DOWNPOURS FORMING IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON HEAT...

SMALL THUNDERSTORMS...WITH LOCALIZED DOWNPOURS...HAVE FORMED IN THE
OHIO RIVER VALLEY...AFFECTING CABELL...GALLIA...AND PUTNAM COUNTIES.

THEIR MOVEMENT WAS DRIFTING NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.  HOWEVER...IN THE
WEAK STEERING FLOW...THESE STORMS TEND TO RAIN THEMSELVES OUT...WITH
NEW CELLS FORMING NEARBY. NEW DEVELOPMENT WAS MOVING INTO WESTERN
JACKSON COUNTY NEAR COTTAGEVILLE...AND MAY ALSO AFFECT
ACROSS THE RIVER...IN SOUTHEAST MEIGS COUNTY.

THE CONCENTRATED DOWNPOURS CAN DUMP A QUICK HALF INCH OF RAIN IN 15
MINUTES...CAUSING POOR DRAINAGE STREET FLOODING. IN RURAL
AREAS...DITCH LINES COULD OVERFLOW AND RUN ACROSS THE ADJACENT
ROADWAY.

LAT...LON 3842 8200 3840 8244 3902 8208 3895 8169
TIME...MOT...LOC 1712Z 199DEG 4KT 3874 8203
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