Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 12 at 8:17PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-07-12T20:17:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-12T21:00:00-04:00
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
these storms.
In addition…Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with
these storms.

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.
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Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Mathews; York; Lancaster; Middlesex; James City; Northumberland; Gloucester; Newport News

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3701950
CAP MessageType: Alert