Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
632 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

WVZ039-040-272330-
BARBOUR-UPSHUR-
632 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN UPSHUR AND
SOUTHWESTERN BARBOUR COUNTIES...

AT 631 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR AUDRA STATE
PARK...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUCKHANNON...AUDRA STATE PARK...TALLMANSVILLE...OVERHILL AND
HODGESVILLE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...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 3895 8003 3895 8008 3893 8010 3892 8009
      3891 8009 3890 8011 3885 8010 3881 8011
      3894 8022 3909 8020 3903 7999
TIME...MOT...LOC 2231Z 205DEG 8KT 3896 8010

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