Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Description: At 817 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 7 miles west of Tangier to near Hartfield
to near Queens Lake. Movement was southeast at 25 mph.
Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with
In addition…Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with
Locations impacted include…
Newport News, Williamsburg, Mathews, Gloucester Courthouse,
Kilmarnock, Queens Lake, Virginia Institute For Marine Sciences,
Norge, Deltaville, Gloucester Point, Seaford, Tangier, White Stone,
Hayes, Carver Gardens, Gwynn, Wicomico, Achilles, Bavon and York
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.
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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Mathews; York; Lancaster; Middlesex; James City; Northumberland; Gloucester; Newport News
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3701950
CAP MessageType: Alert