Update: Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 19 at 5:20PM EDT expiring June 19 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-06-19T17:20:32-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-19T20:00:00-04:00
Description: VAC007-025-033-041-049-053-057-065-075-085-087-097-101-103-109-
111-117-133-135-145-147-159-193-570-760-200000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SV.A.0356.000000T0000Z-170620T0000Z/

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 356 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 25 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

AMELIA CHESTERFIELD
CITY OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS CITY OF RICHMOND
CUMBERLAND FLUVANNA GOOCHLAND
HANOVER HENRICO LOUISA
POWHATAN PRINCE EDWARD

IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA

ESSEX KING WILLIAM KING AND QUEEN
RICHMOND WESTMORELAND

IN EASTERN VIRGINIA

LANCASTER NORTHUMBERLAND

IN NORTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CAROLINE

IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BRUNSWICK DINWIDDIE LUNENBURG
MECKLENBURG NOTTOWAY

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF AMELIA COURTHOUSE, ANGOLA, ANTE,
BEACH, BON AIR, BRAYS FORK, BRUNSWICK, BURRUSS CORNER, CARET,
CEDAR FORK, CENTER CROSS, CHAMPLAIN, CHASE CITY, CHESTER,
CHESTERFIELD, CHULA, CLARKSVILLE, COLONIAL BEACH,
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, CORBIN, CREWE, DAWN, DENARO, DUNBROOKE,
DUNNSVILLE, EARLS, EDGERTON, FARMVILLE, GLEN ALLEN, GOOCHLAND,
GUINEA MILLS, HAWK, HOWERTONS, JETERSVILLE, KENBRIDGE,
KILMARNOCK, LAKE MONTICELLO, LANCASTER, LAWRENCEVILLE, LEWISETTA,
LOUISA, MANNBORO, MEADOWVILLE, MECHANICSVILLE, MIDLOTHIAN,
MINERAL, MOSELEY, POWHATAN, RAINES TAVERN, REAMS, REEDS,
RICHMOND, SANDSTON, SCOTTS FORK, SOUTH HILL, STODDERT, TRIPLET,
VALENTINES, VICTORIA, WARSAW, WEST POINT, AND WHITE PLAINS.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Powhatan; Essex; Dinwiddie; Chesterfield; City of Colonial Heights; Nottoway; Caroline; Prince Edward; Richmond; Mecklenburg; Louisa; Cumberland; Hanover; City of Richmond; Goochland; Amelia; Lunenburg; Henrico; Lancaster; Northumberland; Fluvanna; Brunswick; King and Queen; King William; Westmoreland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2415713-2267631
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued June 19 at 3:45PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-06-19T15:45:24-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-19T16:45:00-04:00
Description: At 344 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Ladysmith, or
11 miles west of Milford, moving east at 35 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm. In
addition, rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible with this
storm.

This storm will be near…
Milford around 400 PM EDT.
Bowling Green around 405 PM EDT.
Fort A.P. Hill around 410 PM EDT.
Port Royal around 420 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this storm include Rappahannock Academy,
Chilesburg, Sparta, Golansville, Villboro, Nancy Wrights Corner,
Guinea, Corbin, Cedar Fork and Ruther Glen.

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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 800 PM EDT for
central, north central and east central Virginia.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Caroline

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2415418
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Update: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 19 at 2:33PM EDT expiring June 19 at 3:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2017-06-19T14:33:11-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-19T15:00:00-04:00
Description: At 232 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles north of
Culpeper, moving northeast at 50 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to
fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage
homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed
trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured
light objects may become projectiles.

Locations impacted include…
Culpeper, Warrenton, Madison, Bealeton, Brightwood, Opal, Remington,
Calverton, Midland, Castleton, Elkwood, Catalpa, Brandy Station,
Haywood, Amissville, Casanova, Jeffersonton, Syria, Turnbull and
Banco.

Instruction: Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around
you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large
trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don’t drive
underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Madison; Rappahannock; Culpeper; Fauquier

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2415234-2267283
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 19 at 12:48PM EDT expiring June 19 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-06-19T12:48:32-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-19T20:00:00-04:00
Description: VAC007-025-033-041-049-053-057-065-075-085-087-097-101-103-109-
111-117-133-135-145-147-159-193-570-760-200000-
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SV.A.0356.170619T1648Z-170620T0000Z/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
356 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 25 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

AMELIA CHESTERFIELD
CITY OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS CITY OF RICHMOND
CUMBERLAND FLUVANNA GOOCHLAND
HANOVER HENRICO LOUISA
POWHATAN PRINCE EDWARD

IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA

ESSEX KING WILLIAM KING AND QUEEN
RICHMOND WESTMORELAND

IN EASTERN VIRGINIA

LANCASTER NORTHUMBERLAND

IN NORTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CAROLINE

IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BRUNSWICK DINWIDDIE LUNENBURG
MECKLENBURG NOTTOWAY

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF AMELIA COURTHOUSE, ANGOLA, ANTE,
BEACH, BON AIR, BRAYS FORK, BRUNSWICK, BURRUSS CORNER, CARET,
CEDAR FORK, CENTER CROSS, CHAMPLAIN, CHASE CITY, CHESTER,
CHESTERFIELD, CHULA, CLARKSVILLE, COLONIAL BEACH,
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, CORBIN, CREWE, DAWN, DENARO, DUNBROOKE,
DUNNSVILLE, EARLS, EDGERTON, FARMVILLE, GLEN ALLEN, GOOCHLAND,
GUINEA MILLS, HAWK, HOWERTONS, JETERSVILLE, KENBRIDGE,
KILMARNOCK, LAKE MONTICELLO, LANCASTER, LAWRENCEVILLE, LEWISETTA,
LOUISA, MANNBORO, MEADOWVILLE, MECHANICSVILLE, MIDLOTHIAN,
MINERAL, MOSELEY, POWHATAN, RAINES TAVERN, REAMS, REEDS,
RICHMOND, SANDSTON, SCOTTS FORK, SOUTH HILL, STODDERT, TRIPLET,
VALENTINES, VICTORIA, WARSAW, WEST POINT, AND WHITE PLAINS.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Powhatan; Essex; Dinwiddie; Chesterfield; City of Colonial Heights; Nottoway; Caroline; Prince Edward; Richmond; Mecklenburg; Louisa; Cumberland; Hanover; City of Richmond; Goochland; Amelia; Lunenburg; Henrico; Lancaster; Northumberland; Fluvanna; Brunswick; King and Queen; King William; Westmoreland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2415003-2267134
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Flash Flood Watch issued June 19 at 4:09AM EDT expiring June 19 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2017-06-19T04:10:07-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-19T12:15:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Maryland, The District of
Columbia, and northern Virginia, including the following
areas, in Maryland, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Central and
Southeast Howard, Central and Southeast Montgomery, Northern
Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Northwest Howard, Northwest
Montgomery, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford, and Southern
Baltimore. The District of Columbia. In northern Virginia,
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Eastern Loudoun, Fairfax,
and Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park.

* From 3 PM EDT this afternoon through this evening

* A cold front will move through the region this afternoon and
early this evening. Widespread showers and thunderstorms will
accompany this front some of which could produce intense
rainfall rates in a short period of time. Widespread rainfall
amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected with localized amounts of
3 to 4 inches possible which could result in flash flooding.

* Flash flooding of creeks, streams and roadways will be
possible, especially in urban and poor drainage areas.

Instruction: A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Northern Baltimore; Northwest Montgomery; Fairfax; Eastern Loudoun; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Northwest Howard; Prince Georges; District of Columbia; Anne Arundel; Central and Southeast Howard; Southeast Harford; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Northwest Harford; Southern Baltimore; Carroll; Central and Southeast Montgomery

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2414701-2266884
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued June 17 at 5:07PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-06-17T17:07:54-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-17T17:45:00-04:00
Description: At 506 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Highland
Springs, moving northeast at 20 mph.

Expect rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches in one hour, wind gusts to
35 mph and frequent lightning with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Mechanicsville, Studley, Manquin, Mangohick, Aylett, Enfield, Central
Garage, Etna Mills, Epworth, Westwood, Rumford, Pollards Corner,
Turpin and Globe.

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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Eastern Hanover; Western King William

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2412408
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Flood Advisory issued June 17 at 4:45PM EDT expiring June 17 at 7:45PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Flood Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-06-17T16:45:28-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-17T19:45:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Northwestern Charles City County in east central Virginia…
Southwestern New Kent County in east central Virginia…

* Until 745 PM EDT

* At 444 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to two to 2.5 inches of rain have already fallen, especially in
western Charles City County

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Charles City, Roxbury, Talleysville, Adkins Store, Ruthville,
Providence Forge, Wrights Corner, Wayside, Mountcastle, Quinton,
Colonial Downs, Browns Corner, Sandybottom, Barnetts, New Hope,
Roaches Corner and New Kent Airport.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.

Instruction: Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Charles City; New Kent

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2412364-2264976
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued June 17 at 4:16PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-06-17T16:16:38-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-17T17:00:00-04:00
Description: At 415 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 6 miles southwest of Chesterfield Court
House to Fort Lee. Movement was northeast at 25 mph.

Expect rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches in one hour, wind gusts to
35 mph and frequent lightning with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Richmond, Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Virginia
Commonwealth University, Tuckahoe, Chester, Highland Springs,
Downtown Richmond, Bon Air, Virginia Union University, Fort Lee,
University Of Richmond, Virginia State University, Prince George,
Bellwood, Laurel, Matoaca, Chesterfield Court House and Bensley.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these storms.
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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Western Chesterfield; Charles City; Eastern Henrico; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Prince George; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond)

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2412332
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued June 17 at 2:44PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-06-17T14:44:19-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-17T15:45:00-04:00
Description: At 242 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Lancaster, or
near Kilmarnock, moving north at 15 mph.

Rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches and wind gusts of 35 mph are
possible with this storm. In addition, expect frequent cloud to
ground lightning.

Locations impacted include…
Kilmarnock, Fair Port, Lancaster, White Stone, Lewisetta,
Heathsville, Wicomico Church, Byrdton, Lottsburg, Regina, Mollusk,
Avalon, Brook Vale, Nuttsville, Reedville, Edwardsville, Christ
Church, Middletons Corner, Dodlyt and Rehoboth Church.

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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike more than 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.
Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Lancaster; Northumberland

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2412239
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued June 17 at 1:41PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2017-06-17T13:41:08-04:00
Expires: 2017-06-17T14:45:00-04:00
Description: At 140 PM EDT, thunderstorms with heavy rain were located along a
line extending from 6 miles east of Norge to near Bavon. Movement was
northeast at 20 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Mathews, Gloucester Courthouse, Kilmarnock, Urbanna, Norge,
Deltaville, Lancaster, White Stone, Hayes, Morattico, Saluda, Gwynn,
Bavon, Hartfield, Glenns, Blakes, Mobjack, Byrdton, Croaker and
Beulah.

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.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these storms.
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.

Instruction:

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: York; Mathews; Gloucester; James City; Lancaster; Middlesex; Northumberland; Eastern King and Queen

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2412208
CAP MessageType: Alert

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