Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 23 at 11:31PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-23T23:32:05-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-24T00:15:00-04:00
Description: At 1131 PM EDT, radar indicated a small complex of strong
thunderstorms. These storms were oriented along a line extending
from Aylett to near Tunstall to near Jordans Point. Movement was
northeast at 25 mph.

Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
New Kent, King William, West Point, Talleysville, Highland Springs,
Saint Stephens Church, Roxbury, King And Queen Court House,
Mechanicsville, Hanover, Tunstall, Manquin, Providence Forge,
Mangohick, Adkins Store, Millers Tavern, Ruthville, Aylett, Bottoms
Bridge and Studley.

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 these storms.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Eastern Essex; Charles City; New Kent; Eastern Hanover; Eastern King William; Western King William; James City; Eastern Henrico; Western King and Queen; Western Hanover; Eastern King and Queen

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2463596
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Update: Heat Advisory issued July 23 at 3:40AM EDT expiring July 23 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Heat Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-23T03:40:43-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-23T11:45:00-04:00
Description: * AREAS AFFECTED: Portions of central and eastern Virginia,
northeast North Carolina, and the lower Virginia Eastern Shore.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES: 105 to 109 degrees.

* TIMING: Peak heat indices will occur during the afternoon hours.
Some locations near the coast may see values peak by late
morning through early afternoon.

* IMPACTS: Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.

Instruction: A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids…stay in an air-conditioned
room…stay out of the sun…and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

Take extra precautions…if you work or spend time outside. When
possible…reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work…the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency…call 9 1 1.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Perquimans; Gates; Surry; Lunenburg; Brunswick; Southampton; Hampton/Poquoson; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Eastern King and Queen; Greensville; Charles City; Norfolk/Portsmouth; New Kent; Newport News; Northampton; James City; Lancaster; Western Currituck; Virginia Beach; Dinwiddie; Middlesex; Pasquotank; Isle of Wight; Sussex; Mathews; Eastern Currituck; Chowan; Nottoway; Eastern Henrico; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Northampton; Hertford; Mecklenburg; Western Chesterfield; Accomack; York; Camden; Eastern Hanover; Gloucester; Eastern King William; Amelia; Prince George; Chesapeake; Bertie; Suffolk

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2461642-2302158
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 22 at 11:50PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-22T23:50:28-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-23T00:30:00-04:00
Description: At 1150 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Montross to near Millers Tavern to
Studley. Movement was east at 30 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
King William…Tappahannock…Warsaw…Montross…Champlain…Saint
Stephens Church…Robley…King And Queen Court House…Callao…
Kinsale…Loretto…Farnham…Mangohick…Millers Tavern…Newtown…
Newland…Dunnsville…Hague…Sharps and Manquin.

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.

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.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Eastern Essex; Eastern Hanover; Eastern King William; Western King William; Lancaster; Western King and Queen; Westmoreland; Richmond; Middlesex; Western Essex; Northumberland; Eastern King and Queen

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2461459
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 22 at 11:33PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-22T23:33:48-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-23T00:15:00-04:00
Description: At 1133 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Coles Point to near Tappahannock.
Movement was east at 35 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Warsaw…Montross…Callao…Kinsale…Newland…Coles Point…
Hague…Lewisetta…Westmoreland…Ethel…Currioman Landing…
Lottsburg…Threeway…Mount Holly…Oldhams…Lyells…Naylors
Beach…Gibeon…Sandy Point and Erica.

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.

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.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Westmoreland; Richmond; Northumberland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2461438
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 22 at 10:57PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-22T22:57:16-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-22T23:45:00-04:00
Description: At 1056 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Colonial Beach to near Milford.
Movement was east at 30 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

These storms will be near…
Loretto around 1130 PM EDT.
Champlain around 1135 PM EDT.
Newland around 1145 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include Lerty…Beazley…
Sparta…Currioman Landing…Hustle…Elevon…Oak Grove…Supply…
Peeds and Singerly.

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.

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.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Western King and Queen; Westmoreland; Caroline; Richmond; Western Essex

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2461371
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 22 at 9:29PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-22T21:30:05-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-22T22:15:00-04:00
Description: At 929 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Champlain,
moving east at 35 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with this storm.

This storm will be near…
Newland around 935 PM EDT.
Warsaw around 945 PM EDT.
Hague and Haynesville around 955 PM EDT.
Callao and Kinsale around 1005 PM EDT.
Lewisetta around 1015 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this storm include Ethel, Lottsburg,
Threeway, Oldhams, Lyells, Naylors Beach, Westmoreland, Gibeon, Sandy
Point and Piney Grove.

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.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Westmoreland; Richmond; Western Essex; Northumberland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2461212
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Update: Heat Advisory issued July 22 at 9:23PM EDT expiring July 23 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Heat Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-22T21:24:12-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-23T05:30:00-04:00
Description: * AREAS AFFECTED: Portions of central and eastern Virginia,
northeast North Carolina, and the lower Virginia eastern shore.

* MAXIMUM FORECAST HEAT INDEX VALUES: 105 to 109 degrees.

* TIMING: Peak heat indices will continue through late this
afternoon and will again occur during the afternoon hours
Sunday. Some locations near the coast may see values peak by
late morning through early afternoon.

* IMPACTS: Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.

Instruction: A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids…stay in an air-conditioned
room…stay out of the sun…and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

Take extra precautions…if you work or spend time outside. When
possible…reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work…the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency…call 9 1 1.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Perquimans; Gates; Surry; Lunenburg; Brunswick; Southampton; Hampton/Poquoson; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Eastern King and Queen; Greensville; Charles City; Norfolk/Portsmouth; New Kent; Newport News; Northampton; James City; Lancaster; Western Currituck; Virginia Beach; Dinwiddie; Middlesex; Pasquotank; Isle of Wight; Sussex; Mathews; Eastern Currituck; Chowan; Nottoway; Eastern Henrico; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Northampton; Hertford; Mecklenburg; Western Chesterfield; Accomack; York; Camden; Eastern Hanover; Gloucester; Eastern King William; Amelia; Prince George; Chesapeake; Bertie; Suffolk

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2461199-2301821
CAP MessageType: Update

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Cancel: The Severe Thunderstorm Warning has expired.

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-22T20:41:58-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-22T20:56:58-04:00
Description: The Severe Thunderstorm Warning has expired and is no longer in effect.
Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Past
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Lancaster; Northumberland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2461131-2301762
CAP MessageType: Cancel

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 22 at 8:29PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-22T20:29:13-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-22T21:15:00-04:00
Description: At 828 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Urbanna, moving
east at 20 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is expected with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Urbanna…Deltaville…White Stone…Gwynn…Church View…Saluda…
Hartfield…Jamaica…Blakes…Mollusk…Senora…Harmony Village…
Bertrand…Grafton…Dragonville…Amburg…Millenbeck…Warner…
Christ Church and Greys Point.

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 this storm. 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.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Mathews; Lancaster; Middlesex; Eastern King and Queen

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2461109
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Update: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 22 at 7:20PM EDT expiring July 22 at 7:45PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-07-22T19:20:28-04:00
Expires: 2017-07-22T19:45:00-04:00
Description: At 719 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Tappahannock,
moving southeast at 25 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and powerlines.

This severe storm will be near…
Tappahannock around 730 PM EDT.
Warsaw and Dunnsville around 740 PM EDT.
Haynesville and Center Cross around 745 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include
Wellford, Ethel, Threeway, Hustle, Elevon, Peeds, Bowlers Wharf,
Singerly, Upright and Rexburg.

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

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
Wakefield.

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature’s leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Essex; Richmond; Westmoreland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2460990-2301663
CAP MessageType: Update

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