Special Weather Statement

Published 08/28 2016 02:55PM

Updated 08/28 2016 02:55PM

Issued at: 08/28/2016 2:46:00 PM EDT
Expires on: 08/28/2016 3:45:00 PM EDT
Counties affected: Clinton NYZ028-031-VTZ001-002-281945- EASTERN CLINTON-WESTERN CLINTON-GRAND ISLE-WESTERN FRANKLIN- 246 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016 ...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHERN CLINTON... GRAND ISLE AND WESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTIES... AT 245 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE CLUSTERED OVER ALTONA... MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... BEEKMANTOWN...CHAZY...MOOERS...ALTONA...ROUSES POINT...CHAMPLAIN... NORTH HERO...ISLE LA MOTTE...ALBURGH...ALBURGH DUNES STATE PARK... HIGHGATE FALLS...SOUTH ALBURGH...JERICHO...ELLENBURG DEPOT...GEORGIA CENTER...STONY POINT...ELLENBURG...ALLENS BAY IN GRAND ISLE COUNTY... REYNOLDS POINT AND GOOSE BAY. THIS STORM 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. IF YOU ARE ON OR NEAR LAKE CHAMPLAIN...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 10 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER... YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM. LAT...LON 4501 7295 4475 7296 4475 7297 4476 7300 4471 7297 4477 7392 4500 7384 TIME...MOT...LOC 1845Z 264DEG 18KT 4490 7361 $$