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Virginia, Powhatan

Special Statement

Statement as of 7:30 PM EDT on August 18, 2017

Expires 8:30 PM EDT on August 18, 2017


... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Chesterfield...
northwestern King And Queen... southeastern Goochland... southeastern
Caroline... Henrico... northwestern King William... Hanover... central
Amelia... southeastern Powhatan and central Essex counties and the
city of Richmond...

At 730 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from Kings dominion to near Moseley. Movement
was east at 20 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches
are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Richmond, Ashland, Randolph Macon College, Virginia commonwealth
University, Tuckahoe, Moseley, Chester, Highland Springs, downtown
Richmond, Bon Air, Virginia Union University, University of Richmond,
Saint Stephens church, Mechanicsville, Hanover, Manakin, Bellwood,
Manquin, Beulahville and dawn.

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.

Strong wind gusts are possible with these storms. These wind gusts
are capable of knocking down tree limbs... small or weakened trees...
and blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and
other light outdoor objects.

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 3787 7754 3797 7688 3759 7717 3755 7723
      3753 7722 3735 7736 3730 7794
time... Mot... loc 2330z 257deg 19kt 3784 7746 3738 7781


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639 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect northwestern
Chesterfield... eastern Cumberland... Goochland... northwestern
Henrico... west central Hanover... northwestern Amelia and Powhatan
counties and the city of Richmond...

At 639 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Montpelier to near Jetersville.
Movement was northeast at 30 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph and rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch
are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Richmond, Powhatan, Goochland, Ashland, Randolph Macon College,
Tuckahoe, Moseley, Amelia courthouse, Bon Air, University of
Richmond, Hanover, Oilville, Manakin, Tobaccoville, Trenholm, Morven,
Macon, Sabot, Laurel and wyndham.

Strong wind gusts are possible with these storms. These wind gusts
are capable of knocking down tree limbs... small or weakened trees...
and blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and
other light outdoor objects.

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 3775 7811 3777 7790 3773 7780 3778 7777
      3782 7741 3781 7742 3780 7739 3779 7739
      3778 7740 3778 7737 3776 7737 3737 7767
      3728 7818 3730 7823 3736 7824
time... Mot... loc 2239z 240deg 26kt 3777 7774 3731 7818


Derosa

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