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Special Statement

Statement as of 6:34 PM EDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 7:15 PM EDT on May 01, 2016


... A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of Chester County until
715 PM EDT...

At 634 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5
miles southwest of Chester... or near Chester State Park... moving east
at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Chester... Fort Lawn... Richburg... Chester State Park... Blackstock...
Blackstock and Cornwell.

Nikcel size hail... wind gusts up to 40 mph and very heavy rainfall
rates up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage... such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors... try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors...
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

This storm may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and TV
stations... as well as local cable TV outlets for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3454 8093 3457 8139 3478 8136 3476 8088
time... Mot... loc 2234z 277deg 17kt 3466 8129


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634 PM EDT sun may 1 2016

... A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of Chester County until
715 PM EDT...

At 634 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5
miles southwest of Chester... or near Chester State Park... moving east
at 20 mph.

Locations to be impacted include...
Chester... Fort Lawn... Richburg... Chester State Park... Blackstock...
Blackstock and Cornwell.

Nikcel size hail... wind gusts up to 40 mph and very heavy rainfall
rates up to 2 inches per hour will be possible in these areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall may flood areas with poor drainage... such as
ditches and underpasses. Avoid these areas and do not cross flooded
roads. Water levels of small streams may also rise rapidly. Seek
higher ground if threatened by flood waters. Do not drive across
flooded roads.

Frequent lightning is occurring with this storm. If outdoors... try to
get indoors or into a hard topped vehicle. Otherwise... stay away from
open areas and isolated high objects such as trees. When indoors...
stay away from windows and doors and avoid using wired electronic
devices. Do not take a shower or Bath. Try to unplug unnecessary
appliances before the storm approaches.

This storm may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and TV
stations... as well as local cable TV outlets for additional
information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3454 8093 3457 8139 3478 8136 3476 8088
time... Mot... loc 2234z 277deg 17kt 3466 8129


Tdp

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