Colonial Beach, VA

7:53 PM EDT on August 18, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Colonial Beach | | Change Station

Elev 13 ft 38.26 °N, 76.97 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

Thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
77.2 °F
Feels Like 79 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 19.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.81 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3700 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Heat Index 79 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.72 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:25 AM 7:57 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR K2W6 182337Z AUTO 30004G17KT 10SM SCT028 BKN037 OVC060 27/21 A2981 RMK AO1
Pressure 29.81 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 2800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3700 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Heat Index 79 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 91%
Rainfall 0.72 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:25 AM 7:57 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR K2W6 182337Z AUTO 30004G17KT 10SM SCT028 BKN037 OVC060 27/21 A2981 RMK AO1

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 7:28 PM EDT Aug. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 800 PM EDT
for northwestern King And Queen... northwestern Richmond... eastern
Caroline... northwestern Westmoreland and northwestern Essex
counties...

At 727 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Fort A.P. Hill,
or 7 miles east of Bowling Green, moving east at 50 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... expect damage to trees and powerlines.

This severe storm will be near...
Champlain, Leedstown and Loretto around 740 PM EDT.
Newland around 745 PM EDT.
Montross around 750 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include Lerty,
Beazley, Sparta, Hustle, Elevon, Oak Grove, supply, Peeds, Singerly
and Central Point.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the
basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 3821 7695 3820 7691 3817 7687 3817 7681
      3797 7683 3790 7723 3791 7724 3788 7739
      3811 7740 3818 7719 3817 7717 3817 7713
      3815 7712 3816 7709 3814 7707 3817 7706
      3818 7705 3823 7705 3825 7696
time... Mot... loc 2327z 251deg 45kt 3806 7721

Tornado... possible
hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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Special Statement
Issued: 7:08 PM EDT Aug. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect northwestern King And
Queen... northwestern Richmond... Caroline... northwestern
Westmoreland... northwestern King William... north central Hanover and
northwestern Essex counties...

At 707 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Dahlgren to near Milford to 6 miles
northwest of Kings dominion. Movement was east at 20 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are
possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Colonial Beach, Bowling Green, Montross, Champlain, Milford, Port
Royal, Beulahville, Loretto, Leedstown, Fort A.P. Hill, Ladysmith,
Newtown, Chilesburg, Beazley, Currioman Landing, Nancy Wrights
Corner, Ruther Glen, Duane Fork, Sparta and Villboro.

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 3821 7695 3818 7688 3816 7670 3805 7691
      3808 7694 3807 7694 3804 7692 3784 7706
      3787 7762 3800 7764 3825 7737 3822 7728
      3825 7727 3825 7723 3823 7725 3819 7725
      3820 7722 3814 7707 3826 7705 3828 7698
time... Mot... loc 2307z 273deg 17kt 3827 7708 3807 7743 3789 7753


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