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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 6:17 PM EDT Aug. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 700 PM EDT
for southeastern Rappahannock and northwestern Culpeper counties...

At 617 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles north of
Culpeper, moving east at 15 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to
         fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage
         homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed
         trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured
         light objects may become projectiles.

Locations impacted include...
Culpeper, Castleton, Catalpa, Slate Mills, Viewtown, Cardova, Reva,
Rixeyville, Boston and Woodville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around
you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large
trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don't drive
underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.


Lat... Lon 3856 7826 3869 7802 3851 7793 3845 7814
time... Mot... loc 2217z 266deg 14kt 3858 7805

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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617 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 630 PM EDT
for central Madison County...

At 617 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Madison, moving
east at 15 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to
         fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage
         homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed
         trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured
         light objects may become projectiles.

Locations impacted include...
Brightwood, Etlan, Fordsville, Haywood, Leon and Banco.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around
you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large
trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don't drive
underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.


Lat... Lon 3844 7829 3848 7831 3855 7830 3856 7826
      3844 7813 3841 7811 3840 7809 3839 7809
time... Mot... loc 2217z 266deg 14kt 3847 7827

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph


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