Special Weather Statement

Published 07/28 2016 02:11PM

Updated 07/28 2016 02:11PM

Issued at: 07/28/2016 2:07:00 PM EDT
Expires on: 07/28/2016 3:00:00 PM EDT
Counties affected: Rutland VTZ009-011-012-019-281900- WESTERN ADDISON-WINDSOR-WESTERN RUTLAND-EASTERN RUTLAND- 207 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016 ...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN ADDISON AND CENTRAL RUTLAND COUNTIES... AT 206 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HAGUE TO HULETTS LANDING TO BOLTON LANDING IN NEW YORK. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 20 MPH. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS, ALONG WITH HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND FREQUENT CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... CHITTENDEN...CASTLETON...PITTSFORD...CLARENDON...WEST RUTLAND... PROCTOR...POULTNEY...WELLS...MENDON...BENSON...MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS... HUBBARDTON...PITTSFIELD...IRA...WEST CASTLETON...RUTLAND - SOUTHERN VERMONT AIRPORT...LAKE ST. CATHERINE...WEST HAVEN...STEVENS BAY AND EAST CLARENDON. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...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. THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. LAT...LON 4342 7325 4353 7324 4356 7326 4358 7330 4360 7329 4362 7330 4363 7337 4358 7338 4357 7340 4359 7343 4362 7342 4364 7343 4377 7335 4380 7337 4378 7280 4354 7288 4340 7318 TIME...MOT...LOC 1806Z 280DEG 17KT 4373 7347 4363 7350 4357 7364 $$

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