Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1217 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

MDZ021>023-240530-
DORCHESTER-SOMERSET-WICOMICO-
1217 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS DORCHESTER...SOMERSET
AND WICOMICO COUNTIES THROUGH 130 AM EDT...

AT 1216 AM EDT...NWS DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA SHOWERS AND
EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL. THESE SHOWERS
AND STORMS WERE ORIENTED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES WEST OF
VIENNA TO WATERVIEW TO DEAL ISLAND...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM
9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CAMBRIDGE TO 13 MILES WEST OF PRINCESS ANNE TO
14 MILES NORTHWEST OF CRISFIELD...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR
  VIENNA AROUND 1230 AM EDT...
  SHARPTOWN AROUND 1240 AM EDT...
  FRUITLAND AROUND 1245 AM EDT...
  PRINCESS ANNE AROUND 100 AM EDT.

HAZARDS INCLUDE...
GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
HEAVY RAINFALL AND MINOR FLOODING.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS ARE PRODUCING AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF LIGHTNING.
SEEK SHELTER INDOORS AND STAY AWAY FROM THE WINDOWS. MANY LIGHTNING
STRIKES WILL OCCUR WELL AHEAD OF THE HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS. IF
YOU CANNOT SEEK SHELTER INDOORS TAKE COVER IN A VEHICLE.

DON`T WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE THE FIRST LIGHTNING FLASH BEFORE HEADING TO
SAFETY. MOVE INDOORS AT THE FIRST SIGN OF THREATENING SKIES OR THE
FIRST SOUND OF THUNDER. MAKE SURE THAT LIGHTNING IS WELL AWAY FROM
YOUR LOCATION BEFORE RESUMING OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

LAT...LON 3830 7561 3805 7567 3810 7588 3813 7585
      3811 7595 3820 7599 3822 7585 3826 7593
      3823 7597 3829 7602 3821 7604 3809 7600
      3809 7607 3812 7605 3814 7610 3822 7606
      3825 7611 3823 7617 3836 7626 3856 7570

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