Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
512 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

NCZ012-VAZ065-066-079-087-092-262215-
NORTHAMPTON-BRUNSWICK-LUNENBURG-MECKLENBURG-GREENSVILLE-SOUTHAMPTON-
512 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN
NORTHAMPTON...SOUTHEASTERN LUNENBURG...GREENSVILLE...SOUTHEASTERN
MECKLENBURG...BRUNSWICK...AND SOUTHWESTERN SOUTHAMPTON COUNTIES AND
THE CITY OF EMPORIA...

AT 510 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE CLUSTERED 7 MILES NORTH OF
BARLEY...OR 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAWRENCEVILLE...MOVING EAST AT 15
MPH.

WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND HEAVY RAINFALL OF 2 TO 3
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROANOKE RAPIDS...EMPORIA...SOUTH HILL...LAWRENCEVILLE...GARYSBURG...
BRODNAX...DAHLIA...BRUNSWICK...GASTON...SEABOARD...LA CROSSE...
GASBURG... EBONY...CLARESVILLE...BARLEY...GREEN PLAIN...RADIUM...
JACKSON...EDGERTON AND PLEASANT HILL.

IF YOU SEE LIGHTNING OR HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE AT RISK. TAKE SHELTER
INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER IN A BUILDING A
VEHICLE PROVIDES SAFETY FROM LIGHTNING.

MOTORISTS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION IN THE VICINITY OF THIS STORM. BE
PREPARED FOR RAPID CHANGES IN WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS. HEAVY RAIN
COULD CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS...AND POSSIBLE MINOR FLOODING
OF DITCHES AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

LAT...LON 3662 7824 3691 7810 3667 7731 3638 7742
      3644 7761 3645 7763 3648 7765 3649 7773
      3648 7775 3652 7790 3654 7790 3654 7798
TIME...MOT...LOC 2110Z 286DEG 36KT 3667 7774

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GINGRICH



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