Short Term Forecast
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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
401 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

VAZ025-508-202030-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Augusta-
401 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN NELSON AND SOUTH
CENTRAL AUGUSTA COUNTIES...

At 401 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 7 miles north of
Vesuvius, or 13 miles southwest of Staunton, moving southeast at 5
mph.

Gusts of 40 to 50 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Stuarts Draft, Sherando, Wintergreen, Montebello, Lyndhurst,
Nellysford, Greenville, Middlebrook and Spottswood.

Locally heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may
cause ponding of water on roadways and cause small streams to go out
of their banks. Be alert for the potential of standing water and
hydroplaning.

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 3779 7909 3779 7911 3780 7912 3781 7914
      3781 7917 3786 7914 3789 7915 3792 7918
      3800 7934 3812 7919 3795 7888 3792 7889
      3791 7891 3784 7902 3778 7907
TIME...MOT...LOC 2001Z 314DEG 5KT 3801 7921

$$

DH



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