Alert: Special Weather Statement issued August 17 at 6:13PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2020-08-17T18:13:00-04:00
Expires: 2020-08-17T19:00:00-04:00
Description: At 613 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Ettrick, or
near Colonial Heights, moving east at 20 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.

Locations impacted include…
Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Virginia State University,
Chester, Disputanta, Fort Lee, Prince George, Matoaca, Garysville,
Sutherland, Ettrick, Jordans Point, Bellwood, Birchett Estate,
Addison, Jordan Point Country Club, Petersburg National Battlefield,
New Bohemia and Richard Bland College.

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.
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Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Charles City; Dinwiddie; Prince George; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights)

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4395509
CAP MessageType: Alert