Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1007 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

VAZ062-069-083-511>517-519-290245-
WESTERN KING WILLIAM-POWHATAN-NEW KENT-EASTERN HANOVER-WESTERN
HANOVER-GOOCHLAND-WESTERN HENRICO (INCLUDING THE CITY OF
RICHMOND)-EASTERN CHESTERFIELD (INCLUDING COL. HEIGHTS)-WESTERN KING
AND QUEEN-WESTERN CHESTERFIELD-EASTERN HENRICO-
1007 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN
GOOCHLAND...HENRICO...NORTHWESTERN NEW KENT...SOUTHEASTERN
POWHATAN...NORTHERN CHESTERFIELD...WEST CENTRAL KING WILLIAM AND
SOUTHEASTERN HANOVER COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF RICHMOND...

AT 1005 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR AYLETT TO NEAR MOSELEY. MOVEMENT WAS
NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RICHMOND...ASHLAND...RANDOLPH MACON COLLEGE...HIGHLAND SPRINGS...
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY...BON AIR...DOWNTOWN RICHMOND...
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND...MECHANICSVILLE...TUCKAHOE...
VIRGINIA UNION UNIVERSITY...CHESTER...HANOVER...MANQUIN...
GLEN ALLEN...LAUREL...LAKESIDE...WYNDHAM...AYLETT AND BOTTOMS BRIDGE.

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 THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE MORE THAN 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM.
SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

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.

LAT...LON 3781 7751 3781 7740 3779 7739 3779 7740
      3778 7740 3778 7737 3780 7736 3779 7735
      3780 7733 3779 7704 3764 7711 3763 7713
      3762 7712 3738 7723 3739 7725 3736 7725
      3734 7727 3745 7787 3746 7787 3745 7789
TIME...MOT...LOC 0205Z 219DEG 12KT 3780 7718 3748 7779

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JFOSTER



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