Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
1032 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

WVZ019-020-029>032-039-040-011615-
Barbour-Doddridge-Harrison-Ritchie-Taylor-Upshur-Lewis-Gilmer-
1032 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN RITCHIE...
DODDRIDGE...WESTERN TAYLOR...NORTHERN GILMER...LEWIS...NORTHWESTERN
UPSHUR...NORTHWESTERN BARBOUR AND HARRISON COUNTIES...

At 1031 AM EST, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 6 miles northwest of Glenville to near
Jacksonburg. Movement was east at 45 mph.

Nickel size hail is possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Clarksburg, Buckhannon, Grafton, Weston, Bridgeport, Shinnston,
Stonewood, Nutter Fort, Salem, Lumberport, Anmoore, Jackson Mill,
Stonewall Jackson, Enterprise, West Milford, Lost Creek, Jane Lew,
Flemington, Auburn and Valley Falls.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 Interstate 79 between mile markers 89 and 128.
 Route 50 in West Virginia between mile markers 56 and 82.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

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 3943 8028 3939 8020 3941 8011 3939 8009
      3941 8002 3940 7999 3892 8018 3896 8097
      3945 8063 3944 8060 3945 8058 3943 8058
      3944 8056 3943 8054 3944 8051 3946 8051
      3947 8048
TIME...MOT...LOC 1531Z 242DEG 40KT 3901 8092 3954 8055

$$

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