896  
WWUS81 KRLX 221155  
SPSRLX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
755 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
 
OHZ075-084>086-WVZ007-008-221245-  
ATHENS-MEIGS-GALLIA-VINTON-JACKSON-MASON-  
755 AM EDT THU AUG 22 2019  
   
..A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT MEIGS
 
NORTHEASTERN  
GALLIA...SOUTHWESTERN ATHENS...SOUTHEASTERN VINTON...MASON AND  
NORTHWESTERN JACKSON COUNTIES...  
 
AT 754 AM EDT, RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED  
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WELLSTON TO RIO GRANDE TO 7 MILES  
NORTH OF PROCTORVILLE. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 35 MPH.  
 
WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ATHENS, POINT PLEASANT, GALLIPOLIS, POMEROY, MCARTHUR, ALBANY,  
RACINE, RUTLAND, FORKED RUN STATE PARK, RAVENSWOOD, NEW HAVEN, MASON,  
TUPPERS PLAINS, MIDDLEPORT, CHESTER, SYRACUSE, HARTFORD CITY,  
ZALESKI, HENDERSON AND VINTON.  
 
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 3942 8204 3910 8175 3877 8174 3859 8216  
3876 8216 3890 8233 3905 8237 3911 8243  
3914 8242 3914 8246 3925 8256  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1154Z 261DEG 35KT 3919 8254 3886 8239 3854 8237  
 

 
 
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