875  
WWUS81 KRLX 172306  
SPSRLX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
706 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
WVZ013>015-172330-  
KANAWHA-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-  
706 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL KANAWHA
 
CENTRAL  
PUTNAM AND NORTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTIES...  
 
AT 706 PM EDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER NITRO. THE  
STORM IS NEARLY STATIONARY.  
 
WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS  
STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHARLESTON, NITRO, WINFIELD, JEFFERSON, SOUTH CHARLESTON, ST. ALBANS,  
DUNBAR, HURRICANE, POCA, CROSS LANES, ALUM CREEK, INSTITUTE, TORNADO,  
TEAYS VALLEY AND BANCROFT.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 79 NEAR MILE MARKER 1.  
INTERSTATE 77 IN WEST VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 99 AND 104.  
INTERSTATE 64 IN WEST VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 36 AND 57.  
ROUTE 119 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 66 AND 80.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY CAUSE  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON  
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS,  
HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES, AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE  
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 
LAT...LON 3856 8188 3837 8157 3820 8175 3820 8176  
3822 8176 3823 8178 3821 8179 3840 8205  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2306Z 126DEG 3KT 3839 8185  
 

 
 
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