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WWUS81 KAKQ 171901
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
301 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018

VAZ064-075-076-511-517-519-521-171945-
Western King and Queen-Western Hanover-Western King
William-Richmond-Westmoreland-Western Essex-Caroline-
301 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018

...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN
KING AND QUEEN...NORTHWESTERN RICHMOND...CENTRAL CAROLINE...WEST
CENTRAL WESTMORELAND...NORTHWESTERN KING WILLIAM...CENTRAL HANOVER
AND NORTHWESTERN ESSEX COUNTIES...

At 301 PM EDT, thunderstorms with heavy rain were located along a
line extending from near Fort A.p. Hill to near Kings Dominion.
Movement was east at 20 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Ashland, Bowling Green, Montross, Champlain, Milford, Hanover,
Beulahville, Dawn, Loretto, Leedstown, Mangohick, Fort A.p. Hill,
Newtown, Newland, Aylett, Kings Dominion, Beazley, Gum Tree, Etna
Mills and Biscoe.

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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3821 7697 3819 7691 3817 7692 3818 7689
3815 7676 3800 7690 3807 7692 3799 7691
3774 7712 3776 7734 3779 7733 3780 7736
3776 7737 3781 7758 3815 7730 3817 7714
3814 7707 3819 7705 3822 7696
TIME...MOT...LOC 1901Z 254DEG 23KT 3808 7730 3785 7751



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