Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 27 at 7:26AM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2014-07-27T07:26:22-04:00
Expires: 2014-07-27T08:00:00-04:00
Description: AT 720 AM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A BROKEN LINE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS FROM GOODALL TO BON AIR TO JETERSVILLE…OR ALONG A
LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES WEST OF RANDOLPH MACON COLLEGE TO BON
AIR TO 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF AMELIA COURTHOUSE…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
25 MPH.

AREAS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND AROUND 725 AM EDT…
RANDOLPH MACON COLLEGE AROUND 735 AM EDT…
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY AROUND 740 AM EDT…
WILSONS AROUND 750 AM EDT…
MECHANICSVILLE AROUND 755 AM EDT…
SUTHERLAND AROUND 800 AM EDT…

HAZARDS INCLUDE…
GUSTY WINDS OF UP TO 30 MPH.
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES.
LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

GUSTY WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.

THE RUNOFF FROM THE RAINFALL WILL LIKELY RESULT IN PONDING OF
WATER ON ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD REDUCE DRIVING SPEEDS TO AVOID
HYDROPLANING.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Hanover; Chesterfield; Caroline; City of Colonial Heights; New Kent; Nottoway; Powhatan; Prince Edward; King William; Prince George; Henrico; Goochland; Dinwiddie; Amelia; Louisa; City of Petersburg; City of Richmond; City of Hopewell; Charles City

Message Identifier: NWS-140501-730170
CAP MessageType: Alert