Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
242 AM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

KYZ105-230715-
Lawrence-
242 AM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN LAWRENCE COUNTY...

At 239 AM EDT, numerous heavy thunderstorms were located throughout
southern Lawrence County, moving southeast at 25 mph.

Rainfall rates were as high as one and a half inches per hour with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Blaine, Ulysses, Martha, Charley and Gallup.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause
elevated levels on small creeks and streams, and ponding of water on
country roads and farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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 3804 8300 3805 8296 3810 8292 3799 8253
      3796 8255 3795 8258 3793 8258 3792 8260
      3789 8260 3788 8262 3789 8267 3797 8283
      3800 8294 3800 8296 3796 8299 3797 8302
      3799 8303
TIME...MOT...LOC 0639Z 296DEG 23KT 3802 8296

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