Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
617 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

MDZ021-022-282315-
DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-
617 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN WICOMICO
AND DORCHESTER COUNTIES...

AT 617 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTH OF VIENNA TO NEAR
SECRETARY. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CAMBRIDGE...HURLOCK...DELMAR...HEBRON...SHARPTOWN...SECRETARY...VIENN
A... UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES...EAST
NEW MARKET...MARDELA SPRINGS...GALESTOWN...CHURCH
CREEK...BROOKVIEW... ELDORADO...WOOLFORD...MADISON...TAYLORS
ISLAND...BUCKTOWN...HUDSON AND LINKWOOD.

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 THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE MORE THAN 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM.
SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

LAT...LON 3864 7571 3846 7569 3845 7550 3834 7591
      3837 7601 3827 7615 3839 7623 3831 7624
      3832 7625 3831 7625 3849 7634 3848 7633
      3853 7620 3854 7628 3863 7629 3857 7603
      3870 7583
TIME...MOT...LOC 2217Z 235DEG 29KT 3840 7582 3859 7591

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DEROSA



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