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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 3:53 PM EDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 205 remains in effect until 800 PM EDT

. Virginia counties included are

Accomack Brunswick Charles City
Dinwiddie Essex Gloucester
Greensville Isle of Wight James City
King And Queen King William Lancaster
Mathews Middlesex New Kent
Northampton Northumberland Prince George
Richmond Southampton Surry
Sussex York

Virginia independent cities included are

Chesapeake Colonial Heights Emporia
Franklin Hampton Hopewell
Newport News Norfolk Petersburg
Poquoson Portsmouth Suffolk
Virginia Beach Williamsburg

Special Statement
Issued: 4:21 PM EDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A thunderstorm with heavy rain will affect southern Accomack and
northern Northampton counties...

At 421 PM EDT, a thunderstorm with heavy rain was located near
Nassawadox, or near Exmore, moving northeast at 45 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and half inch hail are possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Exmore, Onancock, Parksley, Onley, Nassawadox, Willis Wharf, Accomac,
Melfa, Wachapreague, Painter, Keller, Birdsnest, Harborton,
Jamesville, Wardtown, Franktown, Wallops Island, Locustville, Modest
Town and Pungoteague.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of this storm. 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 3787 7535 3785 7547 3773 7559 3760 7561
      3766 7564 3765 7565 3752 7564 3756 7572
      3750 7570 3740 7593 3746 7597 3748 7593
      3748 7596 3762 7585 3765 7589 3795 7535
      3789 7541 3788 7535
time... Mot... loc 2021z 239deg 40kt 3753 7591