Alert: Special Weather Statement issued April 30 at 1:41PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-04-30T13:41:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-04-30T14:30:00-04:00
Description: At 141 PM EDT, showers with heavy rain were located along a line
extending from near Hollywood to near Heathsville to near Achilles.
Movement was east at 15 mph.

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

Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible with these showers.

These showers will be near…
Heathsville around 150 PM EDT.
Wicomico Church around 200 PM EDT.
Mobjack around 205 PM EDT.
Mathews and Bavon around 215 PM EDT.
Fair Port around 220 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these showers include Byrdton, Lottsburg,
Beulah, Moon, Laban, Naxera, Avalon, Brook Vale, Bertrand and

People at Rappahannock General Hospital should seek safe shelter

Strong wind gusts are possible with these showers. 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 showers.
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; Middlesex; Richmond; Northumberland; Lancaster; Westmoreland; Gloucester

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4188515
CAP MessageType: Alert