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severe thunderstorm
Amelia, VA

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
954 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
NORTHERN AMELIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
EASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
WESTERN POWHATAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 952 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR TRENHOLM...OR 9 MILES WEST
OF POWHATAN...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
BALLSVILLE...TOBACCOVILLE...SUNNYSIDE AND MACON AROUND 1005 PM EDT.
MORVEN AROUND 1020 PM EDT.
CHULA AROUND 1030 PM EDT.
AMELIA COURTHOUSE AROUND 1040 PM EDT.
SCOTTS FORK AROUND 1045 PM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
BELONA...GILES MILL...LODORE...PAINEVILLE...TRUXILLO...WINTERHAM AND
MAPLEWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WIND IN EXCESS OF 60 MILES PER
HOUR...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...DEADLY LIGHTNING...AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR
YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR
HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE
INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 3762 7821 3765 7807 3762 7796 3746 7784
3742 7783 3741 7788 3737 7788 3734 7782
3729 7781 3733 7823 3737 7824 3736 7826
3735 7826 3733 7831
TIME...MOT...LOC 0154Z 347DEG 18KT 3755 7807
WIND...HAIL 60MPH <.75IN

$$

Cumberland, VA

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
954 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
NORTHERN AMELIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
EASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
WESTERN POWHATAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1045 PM EDT

* AT 952 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS
OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR TRENHOLM...OR 9 MILES WEST
OF POWHATAN...AND MOVING SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
BALLSVILLE...TOBACCOVILLE...SUNNYSIDE AND MACON AROUND 1005 PM EDT.
MORVEN AROUND 1020 PM EDT.
CHULA AROUND 1030 PM EDT.
AMELIA COURTHOUSE AROUND 1040 PM EDT.
SCOTTS FORK AROUND 1045 PM EDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
BELONA...GILES MILL...LODORE...PAINEVILLE...TRUXILLO...WINTERHAM AND
MAPLEWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WIND IN EXCESS OF 60 MILES PER
HOUR...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...DEADLY LIGHTNING...AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR
YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR
HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE
INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 3762 7821 3765 7807 3762 7796 3746 7784
3742 7783 3741 7788 3737 7788 3734 7782
3729 7781 3733 7823 3737 7824 3736 7826
3735 7826 3733 7831
TIME...MOT...LOC 0154Z 347DEG 18KT 3755 7807
WIND...HAIL 60MPH <.75IN

$$

flash flood
Rockingham, VA

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 PM EDT FOR
SOUTH CENTRAL ROCKINGHAM COUNTY...

AT 857 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY
HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING. RADAR ESTIMATES THAT
UP TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNED
AREA.

ALTHOUGH RAIN HAS MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA...FLASH FLOODING IS
STILL EXPECTED.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...
SOUTH RIVER...NORTH RIVER...BIG RUN...CUB RUN...SOUTH FORK SHENANDOAH
RIVER...WHITEOAK RUN...MILLER RUN...ROCKY MOUNTAIN RUN...ONEMILE
RUN...MILL CREEK AND CONGERS CREEK.

MOST FLASH FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR
VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. FLOODWATER USUALLY IS
DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. MAKE THE SMART CHOICE WHEN
FLOODED ROADS ARE ENCOUNTERED...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

LAT...LON 3835 7886 3833 7864 3826 7869 3823 7875
3831 7889

$$

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