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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
214 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

MNZ060>063-070-WIZ024-060915-
WASHINGTON-DAKOTA-ANOKA-RAMSEY-HENNEPIN-PIERCE-
214 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...VERY HEAVY RAIN AND LOCALIZED MINOR FLOODING EXPECTED...

VERY HEAVY RAIN WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL AFFECT
THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

WASHINGTON...DAKOTA...ANOKA...RAMSEY...HENNEPIN...PIERCE...

AT 210 AM CDT...VERY HEAVY RAIN WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED
FLOODING WAS OVER MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. PAUL. RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2
INCHES PER HOUR ARE OCCURRING IN THE STRONGER STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MINNEAPOLIS...ST. PAUL...BLOOMINGTON...BROOKLYN PARK...EAGAN...
WOODBURY...MAPLE GROVE...COON RAPIDS...BLAINE...MAPLEWOOD...COTTAGE
GROVE AND INVER GROVE HEIGHTS.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 94 IN MINNESOTA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 221 AND
258.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. 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.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

LAT...LON 4485 9321 4513 9342 4522 9305 4517 9278
      4509 9277 4506 9280 4504 9277 4491 9275
      4489 9278 4486 9274 4470 9269 4471 9273
      4467 9273 4461 9283
TIME...MOT...LOC 0710Z 240DEG 0KT 4499 9297
$$

ADL

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
159 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

IAZ044-060730-
CRAWFORD IA-
159 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...NICKEL HAIL POSSIBLE WITH GUSTY WINDS...

AT 158 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES NORTHEAST OF UTE...OR 12 MILES NORTHWEST OF DENISON...MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SCHLESWIG...CHARTER OAK...KIRON AND RICKETTS.

LAT...LON 4217 9567 4221 9557 4221 9530 4215 9526
      4214 9528 4200 9560 4210 9567
TIME...MOT...LOC 0658Z 235DEG 29KT 4213 9555

$$

BEERENDS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
153 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

WIZ005-010>012-018-019-030-060815-
FLORENCE WI-FOREST WI-LINCOLN WI-LANGLADE WI-ONEIDA WI-VILAS WI-
MARATHON WI-
153 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO NORTH-CENTRAL
WISCONSIN TONIGHT...

AT 146 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM LADYSMITH TO IRONWOOD...AND MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.  RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
DAYBREAK.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... RHINELANDER...EAGLE
RIVER...MERRILL...LAC DU
FLAMBEAU...TOMAHAWK...SPENCER...PHELPS...BOULDER
JUNCTION...WOODBORO... WINCHESTER...TIPLER...PARRISH...POPPLE
RIVER...SQUIRREL LAKE... AND MINOCQUA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4614 8909 4599 8867 4602 8853 4599 8837
      4473 9031 4474 9032 4503 9031 4504 9020
      4512 9020 4512 9004 4598 9005 4599 8993
      4630 8993
TIME...MOT...LOC 0646Z 299DEG 23KT 4694 8873 4512 9146

$$

MPC

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
226 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

VAZ018-019-023-WVZ044-507-060730-
ALLEGHANY-CRAIG-BOTETOURT-EASTERN GREENBRIER-MONROE-
226 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

...A LINE OF SHOWERS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT EASTERN
CRAIG...NORTHWESTERN BOTETOURT...ALLEGHANY...SOUTHEASTERN GREENBRIER
AND NORTHEASTERN MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 225 AM EDT...A LINE OF SHOWERS CONTAINING HEAVY RAIN WAS ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR ALVON TO NEAR NEW CASTLE...AND MOVING NORTH
AT 15 MPH.

RAINFALL RATES OF ONE-HALF TO ONE INCH PER HOUR ALONG WITH WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALLEGHANY...
COVINGTON...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS...
NEW CASTLE...
AND ORISKANY.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

LAT...LON 3803 8004 3799 8001 3795 8005 3794 8003
      3796 8001 3796 7999 3778 7987 3742 8008
      3739 8013 3776 8039 3805 8024 3804 8021
      3804 8016
TIME...MOT...LOC 0625Z 158DEG 11KT 3786 8026 3750 8008
$$

PH

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
118 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

WIZ003-004-008-009-060715-
PRICE-IRON-SAWYER-ASHLAND-
118 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

...AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN SAWYER...
SOUTHEASTERN ASHLAND...SOUTHERN IRON AND PRICE COUNTIES...

AT 116 AM CDT...THUNDERSTORMS WERE ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8
MILES SOUTHEAST OF GILE TO 6 MILES WEST OF EXELAND...AND MOVING EAST
AT 35 MPH.

HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PARK FALLS...TURTLE FLAMBEAU FLOWAGE...PHILLIPS...FIFIELD...
PRENTICE...BUTTERNUT...WINTER...SPIRIT...RADISSON...EXELAND...
CATAWBA...OJIBWA...LONG LAKE IN IRON COUNTY...KENNAN...CRANBERRY
LAKE...MUSSER LAKE...MANITOWISH...WILSON LAKE NEAR PHILLIPS...FISHER
LAKE AND ISLAND LAKE IRON COUNTY.

SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

LAT...LON 4564 9068 4564 9146 4635 9015 4630 8993
      4599 8993 4598 9004 4538 9005 4538 9066
TIME...MOT...LOC 0616Z 271DEG 32KT 4632 9013 4565 9137
$$

GSF

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1207 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

NCZ002-003-VAZ007-009>013-015-016-WVZ042-061015-
ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-TAZEWELL-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-
GRAYSON-CARROLL-MERCER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA...DOBSON...TAZEWELL...MARION...
BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...PULASKI...
INDEPENDENCE...WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY...GALAX...
BLUEFIELD...FLAT TOP
1207 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE DEVELOPED DUE TO A WET GROUND AND LIGHT
WINDS. VISIBILITIES HAVE DROPPED UNDER A QUARTER OF A MILE ALONG
SOME PORTIONS OF INTERSTATE 77 NEAR FANCY GAP.

PATCHY AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST INTO THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR RAPID
CHANGES IN VISIBILITY AND ALLOW PLENTY OF SPACE BETWEEN VEHICLES.

$$

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