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Virginia, Chesapeake

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 5:25 PM EDT on August 23, 2017

Expires 5:34 PM EDT on August 23, 2017


... The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for ... the city of Norfolk... the
northwestern city of Chesapeake and the city of Portsmouth will
expire at 530 PM EDT...

the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe
limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property.
Therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. However gusty winds
and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms.

Lat... Lon 3684 7622 3683 7623 3672 7619 3670 7646
      3674 7646 3681 7641 3692 7639 3693 7634
      3694 7634 3694 7633 3696 7633 3695 7631
      3696 7630 3694 7629 3695 7627 3693 7618
      3688 7620 3685 7618
time... Mot... loc 2124z 269deg 25kt 3692 7627 3680 7623 3671 7630


Mrd


Special Statement

Statement as of 5:28 PM EDT on August 23, 2017

Expires 5:45 PM EDT on August 23, 2017


... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect ... the city of
Norfolk... the city of Chesapeake... the eastern city of Portsmouth and
the city of Virginia Beach...

At 528 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from Norfolk to Regent University to 6 miles
west of northwest. Movement was east at 20 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.
Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible with these storms.

These storms will be near...
Kempsville, Regent University, Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk
international and Fentress around 535 PM EDT.
Princess Anne around 555 PM EDT.
Virginia Beach around 610 PM EDT.
Back Bay around 615 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these storms include South Norfolk, Rudee
Heights, Portlock, Mount Pleasant, Princess Anne Plaza, sigma,
Sandbridge Beach, Herberts Corner, Oceana NAS and Munden.

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.

Lat... Lon 3656 7644 3678 7635 3698 7635 3698 7622
      3697 7621 3695 7610 3695 7608 3697 7605
      3697 7602 3696 7597 3692 7594 3690 7594
      3658 7585
time... Mot... loc 2128z 269deg 17kt 3692 7624 3680 7620 3658 7631


Mrd

457 PM EDT Wed Aug 23 2017

... A line of thunderstorms with heavy rain will affect northwestern
Camden... northwestern Pasquotank... northwestern Perquimans... and
northwestern Currituck counties... the southeastern city of Chesapeake
and the southeastern city of Virginia Beach...

At 456 PM EDT, thunderstorms with heavy rain were located along a
line extending from near northwest to near Chapanoke. Movement was
east at 20 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Elizabeth City, South Mills, Chesapeake, Chapanoke, Morgans Corner,
northwest, Moyock, Pasquotank, Horseshoe, Pierceville, Peach,
Parkville, Tar Corner, Nicanor, Sharon, Spences Corner, Lilly, Lambs
Corner, Burnt Mills and Rabbit Corner.

Strong wind gusts are possible with these storms. These wind gusts
are capable of knocking down tree limbs... small or weakened trees...
and blowing around trash cans... potted plants... lawn furniture and
other light outdoor objects.

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.

Lat... Lon 3632 7657 3633 7656 3636 7652 3638 7645
      3641 7647 3661 7623 3661 7587 3633 7621
      3633 7622 3632 7622 3622 7634
time... Mot... loc 2056z 270deg 20kt 3659 7611 3631 7641


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