Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
616 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

VAZ099-271100-
ACCOMACK-
616 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...AN INTENSIFYING THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL ACCOMACK
COUNTY...

AT 615 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER PARKSLEY...OR
19 MILES NORTHEAST OF EXMORE...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH, FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND TORRENTIAL
DOWNPOURS  ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF CENTRAL ACCOMACK
COUNTY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: ACCOMAC...GUILFORD...
MAPPSVILLE...BLOXOM...NELSONIA...WALLOPS ISLAND...CLAM AND MODEST
TOWN.

STRONG WIND GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. THESE WIND GUSTS ARE
CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN TREE LIMBS...SMALL OR WEAKENED TREES...AND
BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS...POTTED PLANTS...LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER
LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

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.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE MORE THAN 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM.
SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3783 7535 3782 7537 3783 7539 3784 7542
      3780 7546 3770 7552 3769 7553 3767 7554
      3765 7554 3765 7555 3774 7574 3786 7568
      3785 7534
TIME...MOT...LOC 1015Z 284DEG 9KT 3777 7565

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