Alert: Special Weather Statement issued April 28 at 10:02PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2016-04-28T22:02:34-04:00
Expires: 2016-04-28T22:30:00-04:00
Description: SOUTHWESTERN NEW KENT…NORTHEASTERN NOTTOWAY…SOUTHEASTERN
AMELIA…NORTHWESTERN PRINCE GEORGE…CHESTERFIELD…NORTHWESTERN
CHARLES CITY…AND NORTHERN DINWIDDIE COUNTIES…THE CITY OF
RICHMOND…THE CITY OF PETERSBURG…THE CITY OF HOPEWELL AND THE CITY
OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS…

AT 1001 PM EDT…RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BON AIR TO SPAINVILLE. MOVEMENT WAS
EAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS. HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING ARE ALSO POSSIBLE AS
THE STORMS MOVE EAST.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
RICHMOND…PETERSBURG…HOPEWELL…NEW KENT…COLONIAL HEIGHTS…MANNBORO…
ROXBURY…BON AIR…DOWNTOWN RICHMOND…VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY…
CHESTER…UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND…TALLEYSVILLE…FORT LEE…VIRGINIA
COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY…HIGHLAND SPRINGS…PRINCE GEORGE…WILSONS…
CHESTERFIELD COURT HOUSE AND PROVIDENCE FORGE.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Chesterfield; City of Hopewell; New Kent; Henrico; Charles City; Dinwiddie; Amelia; City of Colonial Heights; Nottoway; Prince George; City of Richmond; City of Petersburg

Message Identifier: NWS-141029-1268739
CAP MessageType: Alert