Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
928 AM EDT SAT JUL 22 2017

OHZ085-WVZ007>010-016>020-221400-
Meigs-Calhoun-Jackson-Doddridge-Roane-Ritchie-Wirt-Mason-Wood-
Pleasants-
928 AM EDT SAT JUL 22 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN MEIGS...
SOUTHWESTERN PLEASANTS...NORTHWESTERN CALHOUN...RITCHIE...NORTH
CENTRAL MASON...SOUTHWESTERN DODDRIDGE...WIRT...NORTHWESTERN ROANE...
JACKSON AND WOOD COUNTIES...

At 927 AM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Belmont to 6 miles south of Lubeck
to near Racine. Movement was southeast at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms. Heavy
rainfall is occurring with these storms and could create localized
flooding issues.

Locations impacted include...
Parkersburg, Ripley, Harrisville, Elizabeth, Racine, Forked Run State
Park, Ravenswood, New Haven, Pennsboro, Sandyville, Mineralwells,
North Bend State Park, Lubeck, Syracuse, Hartford City, Ellenboro,
Cairo, Reedy, Pullman and Portland.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 Interstate 77 in West Virginia between mile markers 137 and 177.
 Route 50 in West Virginia between mile markers 8 and 44.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, 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 3920 8068 3896 8121 3870 8157 3897 8202
      3918 8172 3937 8127
TIME...MOT...LOC 1327Z 298DEG 31KT 3933 8124 3915 8164 3899 8187

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