Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
845 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

VAZ048-060>062-068-069-509>511-310130-
PRINCE EDWARD-WESTERN LOUISA-AMELIA-POWHATAN-EASTERN LOUISA-WESTERN
HANOVER-GOOCHLAND-CUMBERLAND-FLUVANNA-
845 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT LOUISA...GOOCHLAND...
FLUVANNA...NORTHWESTERN AMELIA...NORTHWESTERN POWHATAN...PRINCE
EDWARD AND CUMBERLAND COUNTIES...

AT 844 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES NORTH OF MINERAL TO NEAR HIXBURG.
MOVEMENT WAS EAST SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH, FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND HEAVY
DOWNPOURS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.
THESE STORMS WILL BE NEAR...
  MINERAL AND PROSPECT AROUND 930 PM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE ANGOLA...DIXIE...
RODOPHIL...MICHAUX...CENTRAL PLAINS...PENDLETON...CARYSBROOK...STAGE
JUNCTION...MAIDENS AND ASHBY.

IF YOU SEE LIGHTNING OR HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE AT RISK. TAKE SHELTER
INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. IF YOU CANNOT FIND SHELTER IN A BUILDING A
VEHICLE PROVIDES SAFETY FROM LIGHTNING.

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.

LAT...LON 3734 7860 3740 7859 3737 7858 3733 7851
      3734 7846 3764 7825 3769 7824 3774 7843
      3780 7849 3813 7821 3815 7809 3810 7784
      3805 7775 3802 7775 3799 7765 3773 7781
      3709 7841 3727 7867
TIME...MOT...LOC 0044Z 323DEG 7KT 3814 7790 3738 7869

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