Virginia Beach Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 4:57 PM EDT Aug. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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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