Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
344 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

NYZ027-028-030-031-034-035-VTZ001>003-005-006-016-017-282045-
WESTERN CLINTON-WESTERN ESSEX-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN
FRANKLIN-EASTERN CLINTON-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN
FRANKLIN-LAMOILLE-WESTERN CHITTENDEN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-ORLEANS-GRAND
ISLE-WESTERN FRANKLIN-
344 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT CLINTON...NORTHEASTERN
FRANKLIN...NORTHEASTERN ESSEX...NORTHERN LAMOILLE...GRAND ISLE...
NORTHERN CHITTENDEN...NORTHWESTERN ORLEANS AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES...

AT 343 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM SHELDON TO DANNEMORA. MOVEMENT WAS EAST
AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
COLCHESTER...ESSEX JUNCTION...PLATTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...
FRANKLIN...WINOOSKI...PERU...GRAND ISLE...BEEKMANTOWN...FAIRFAX...
CHAZY...DANNEMORA...MOOERS...UNDERHILL...ALTONA...RICHFORD...ROUSES
POINT...SHELDON...WESTFORD...FAIRFIELD AND BERKSHIRE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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.

IF YOU ARE ON OR NEAR LAKE CHAMPLAIN...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO
10 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...
YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER
NOW! DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

LAT...LON 4484 7219 4448 7299 4445 7424 4486 7425
      4500 7404 4500 7215
TIME...MOT...LOC 1943Z 274DEG 23KT 4487 7296 4473 7369

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KGM



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