Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Description: At 829 PM EDT, showers with heavy rain were located along a line
extending from near Massaponax to near Gasburg. Movement was east at
Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch
are possible with these showers.
A quick wind shift to the north – northwest along with temperatures
falling into the 60s.
Locations impacted include…
Richmond, Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Ashland,
Emporia, Blackstone, Lawrenceville, Bowling Green, McKenney, Brodnax,
Champlain, Chester, Mannboro, University Of Richmond, Milford,
Randolph Macon College, Tuckahoe and Dahlia.
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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Powhatan; Southampton; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Richmond; Greensville; Brunswick; Western Chesterfield; Caroline; Dinwiddie; Nottoway; Western Hanover; New Kent; Sussex; Western King William; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Mecklenburg; Westmoreland; Charles City; Eastern Hanover; Goochland; Western Essex; Prince George; Eastern Henrico; Lunenburg; Amelia; Western King and Queen; Eastern King William; Eastern Louisa
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4465039
CAP MessageType: Alert