Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
315 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

WVZ020-030-031-039-040-525-280800-
Barbour-Doddridge-Northwest Randolph-Harrison-Upshur-Lewis-
315 AM EDT SUN MAY 28 2017

...A SLOW MOVING LINE OF STRONG...HEAVY THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT
NORTHWESTERN RANDOLPH...DODDRIDGE...NORTHERN
LEWIS...UPSHUR...BARBOUR AND HARRISON COUNTIES...

At 313 AM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near West Union to 8 miles northwest of
Mill Creek. Movement was northeast at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Clarksburg, Elkins, Buckhannon, Weston, Philippi, Audra State Park,
Bridgeport, Belington, Stonewood, Nutter Fort, Salem, West Union,
Anmoore, Jackson Mill, Stonewall Jackson, West Milford, Junior, Lost
Creek, Jane Lew and Womelsdorf (Coalton).

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 Interstate 79 between mile markers 94 and 121.
 Route 50 in West Virginia between mile markers 52 and 82.

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 3902 7973 3873 8002 3919 8086 3943 8067
      3945 8062 3944 8060 3945 8058 3943 8058
      3944 8056 3943 8054 3944 8051 3943 8051
      3927 8020 3924 8016 3924 8014 3905 7978
      3904 7978
TIME...MOT...LOC 0713Z 205DEG 15KT 3922 8075 3884 8006

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