Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1023 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

KYZ105-WVZ005-310315-
LAWRENCE-WAYNE-
1023 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN LAWRENCE AND
CENTRAL WAYNE COUNTIES...

AT 1020 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER
LOUISA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. UP TO 1 INCH OF RAIN MAY FALL IN A HALF
HOUR. 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.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LOUISA...WAYNE...YATESVILLE LAKE STATE PARK...FORT GAY...CHARLEY...
EAST LYNN LAKE...DUNLOW...KIAHSVILLE...GALLUP...CLIFFORD...
GLENHAYES...EAST LYNN AND GENOA.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3829 8231 3825 8231 3825 8230 3801 8226
      3794 8267 3802 8276 3812 8276
TIME...MOT...LOC 0220Z 251DEG 15KT 3809 8258

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COOPER



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