Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
556 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

VAZ048-061-062-042230-
CUMBERLAND-FLUVANNA-GOOCHLAND-
556 PM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL
GOOCHLAND...SOUTHERN FLUVANNA AND NORTHEASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTIES...

AT 555 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF CENTENARY TO NEAR NEW CANTON TO
NEAR FORK UNION...AND MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 MPH.

WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

UP TO 1 INCH OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

THESE STORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF NORTHEASTERN
CUMBERLAND...SOUTHERN FLUVANNA AND WEST CENTRAL GOOCHLAND COUNTIES...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...TRENTON MILLS...DIXIE...
HARDWARE...CENTRAL PLAINS...SHORES...COHASSET...BREMO BLUFF AND
ANTIOCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG WIND GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. 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 THESE STORMS.
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 THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU HEAR
THUNDER...SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3786 7844 3787 7841 3780 7824 3775 7805
      3758 7829 3764 7825 3769 7824 3769 7826
      3771 7829 3772 7834 3773 7837 3774 7843
      3776 7847 3780 7849
TIME...MOT...LOC 2155Z 050DEG 18KT 3779 7840 3772 7834 3773 7822
$$

BROWN



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