Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
331 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

OHZ075-076-WVZ009-252015-
WASHINGTON-ATHENS-WOOD-
331 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON...EAST
CENTRAL ATHENS AND NORTHWESTERN WOOD COUNTIES...

AT 330 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CHESTERHILL...
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PARKERSBURG...MARIETTA...BELPRE...VIENNA...WILLIAMSTOWN...BOAZ...
LUBECK...WASHINGTON...NORTH HILLS...FLEMING...
BARTLETT AND BLENNERHASSETT.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 77 IN WEST VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 171 AND 186.
 ROUTE 50 IN WEST VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 12.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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 3941 8143 3928 8142 3919 8153 3938 8193
      3945 8188 3945 8183 3949 8182
TIME...MOT...LOC 1930Z 294DEG 16KT 3942 8183

$$

CHARNICK


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