233  
WWUS81 KAKQ 182215  
SPSAKQ  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
615 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017  
 
VAZ065>067-079-087-182300-  
MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-BRUNSWICK-GREENSVILLE-  
615 PM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017  
 
...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN  
MECKLENBURG...GREENSVILLE...SOUTHEASTERN LUNENBURG...SOUTH CENTRAL  
NOTTOWAY AND BRUNSWICK COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF EMPORIA...  
 
AT 614 PM EDT, RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED  
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR DUNDAS TO NEAR SOUTH HILL TO 6 MILES  
SOUTHEAST OF CLARKSVILLE. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 35 MPH.  
 
WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH  
THESE STORMS. IN ADDITION...RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1 INCH AND  
FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
THESE STORMS WILL BE NEAR...  
SOUTH HILL, BRODNAX, LA CROSSE AND DUNDAS AROUND 620 PM EDT.  
ALBERTA AROUND 630 PM EDT.  
LAWRENCEVILLE AND BRUNSWICK AROUND 635 PM EDT.  
BARLEY AROUND 650 PM EDT.  
RADIUM AND EBONY AROUND 655 PM EDT.  
EMPORIA, PURDY, DAHLIA, JARRATT AND GASBURG AROUND 700 PM EDT.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE STORMS INCLUDE BACONS FORK,  
COCHRAN, IRBY, BEECHWOOD, GILLS CORNER, BUFFORD CROSSROADS, LANES  
CORNER, DOLPHIN, BOWENS CORNER AND MURDOCKS.  
 
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.  
 
LAT...LON 3656 7861 3675 7816 3704 7811 3702 7789  
3699 7789 3700 7784 3697 7777 3691 7771  
3690 7765 3687 7764 3689 7764 3685 7756  
3686 7746 3673 7749 3671 7743 3667 7750  
3665 7742 3661 7743 3654 7759 3654 7853  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2214Z 282DEG 32KT 3696 7805 3674 7808 3658 7846  
 

 
 
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