Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1004 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

OHZ067-075-076-083>085-WVZ009>011-240230-
Washington-Jackson-Athens-Meigs-Morgan-Vinton-Wood-Pleasants-Tyler-
1004 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT MEIGS...WASHINGTON...
NORTHEASTERN JACKSON...EASTERN MORGAN...SOUTHERN ATHENS...CENTRAL
VINTON...CENTRAL PLEASANTS AND WOOD COUNTIES...

At 1004 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 7 miles north of Beverly to 8 miles
southeast of Chesterhill to near Athens to Mcarthur. Movement was
east at 35 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Parkersburg, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Wellston, St. Marys, Mcarthur,
Beverly, Albany, Coolville, Forked Run State Park, Vienna,
Williamstown, Belmont, Mineralwells, Washington, Tuppers Plains,
Lubeck, Boaz and Newport.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 Interstate 77 in West Virginia between mile markers 166 and 186.
 Interstate 77 in Ohio between mile markers 1 and 16.
 Route 50 in West Virginia between mile markers 1 and 21.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across
flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of
swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

LAT...LON 3975 8164 3967 8164 3966 8159 3959 8159
      3958 8148 3965 8145 3959 8135 3961 8127
      3958 8125 3957 8104 3933 8115 3908 8165
      3904 8252 3931 8269 3929 8235 3932 8208
      3943 8182 3964 8170 3976 8179 3976 8178
TIME...MOT...LOC 0204Z 280DEG 35KT 3966 8160 3943 8173 3928 8204 3926
8245

$$

Cooper



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