738  
WWUS81 KRLX 212210  
SPSRLX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
610 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
 
WVZ019-020-029>031-212300-  
DODDRIDGE-HARRISON-RITCHIE-LEWIS-GILMER-  
610 PM EDT MON MAY 21 2018  
   
..A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN RITCHIE
 
 
DODDRIDGE...NORTHEASTERN GILMER...LEWIS AND HARRISON COUNTIES...  
 
AT 610 PM EDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES NORTH OF  
GLENVILLE, MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CLARKSBURG, WESTON, BRIDGEPORT, STONEWOOD, NUTTER FORT, SALEM,  
LUMBERPORT, WEST UNION, ANMOORE, JACKSON MILL, STONEWALL JACKSON,  
WEST MILFORD, LOST CREEK, JANE LEW, AUBURN, WOLF SUMMIT, NEWBERNE,  
ALUM BRIDGE, CENTER POINT AND SEDALIA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 79 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 91 AND 123.  
ROUTE 50 IN WEST VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 52 AND 82.  
 
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.  
 
LAT...LON 3931 8020 3928 8020 3896 8037 3896 8089  
3914 8093 3945 8063 3945 8061 3944 8060  
3945 8058 3943 8058 3944 8056 3943 8054  
3944 8051 3945 8051  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2210Z 259DEG 20KT 3907 8082  

 
 
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