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WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 39
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
500 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

MDC019-039-045-047-VAC001-036-057-073-093-095-097-101-103-115-119-
127-131-133-149-159-175-181-183-199-620-650-670-700-730-735-830-
260100-
/O.CON.KAKQ.SV.A.0039.000000T0000Z-170226T0100Z/

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 39 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 8 PM EST THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST MARYLAND

DORCHESTER            SOMERSET              WICOMICO
WORCESTER

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 27 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CHARLES CITY          ESSEX                 KING WILLIAM
KING AND QUEEN        NEW KENT              RICHMOND

IN EASTERN VIRGINIA

LANCASTER             MATHEWS               MIDDLESEX
NORTHAMPTON           NORTHUMBERLAND

IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CITY OF HOPEWELL      CITY OF PETERSBURG    PRINCE GEORGE

IN SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA

ACCOMACK              CITY OF FRANKLIN      CITY OF HAMPTON
CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS  CITY OF POQUOSON      CITY OF WILLIAMSBURG
GLOUCESTER            ISLE OF WIGHT         JAMES CITY
SOUTHAMPTON           SURRY                 SUSSEX
YORK

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF BACONS CASTLE, BARHAM, BARNETTS,
BOOTH FORK, BOYKINS, BRAYS FORK, CAMBRIDGE, CAPE CHARLES, CARET,
CENTER CROSS, CHAMPLAIN, CHINCOTEAGUE, CHIPPOKES STATE PARK,
COURTLAND, CRISFIELD, DUNBROOKE, DUNNSVILLE, EXMORE, FORT LEE,
FRANKLIN, GLOUCESTER POINT, GREENBACKVILLE, GWALTNEY CORNER,
HAMPTON, HOG ISLAND GAME RESERVE, HOPEWELL, HORNTOWN, HOWERTONS,
HUNTERDALE, IVOR, KILMARNOCK, LANCASTER, LEWISETTA, NEW CHURCH,
NEWPORT NEWS, OCEAN CITY, ONANCOCK, PETERSBURG, POOLESVILLE,
POQUOSON, PRINCESS ANNE, ROXBURY, SALISBURY, SMITHFIELD, URBANNA,
WAKEFIELD, WARSAW, WAVERLY, WAYSIDE, WEST POINT, WILLIAMSBURG,
AND YORKTOWN.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...ROUGH SEAS CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY WITH GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED
THROUGH TONIGHT...

.SOUTHEAST SWELLS PRODUCED BY LOW PRESSURE WELL OFF THE COAST
WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SEAS OF 4 TO 7 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TODAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT, MAINTAINING THE ELEVATED SEAS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO
NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 KNOTS THIS EVENING BEHIND THE FRONT THEN
DIMINISH TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALLOWING SEAS TO
SUBSIDE BELOW 6 FEET AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS FROM
THE WEST.

AMZ156-158-260900-
/O.EXT.KMHX.SC.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170226T1500Z/
S OF OCRACOKE INLET TO CAPE LOOKOUT NC OUT 20 NM-
S OF CAPE LOOKOUT TO N OF SURF CITY NC OUT 20 NM-
210 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KT BECOMING
  NORTHWEST THIS EVENING.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 33 KNOTS
AND/OR SEAS OF 6 FEET OR GREATER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED
MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD
AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Columbia SC
1053 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017


GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-
260300-
/O.CON.KCAE.LW.Y.0006.170225T1700Z-170226T0300Z/
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Lancaster-Chesterfield-
McCormick-Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-
Richland-Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-
Bamberg-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Mccormick, Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Camden, Lugoff, Edgefield, Johnston, Saluda, Ridge Spring,
Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce, Lexington, Red Bank, Oak Grove,
Columbia, Bishopville, Aiken, North Augusta, Sumter, Barnwell,
Williston, Blackville, Orangeburg, Brookdale, St. Matthews,
Manning, Summerton, Bamberg, and Denmark
1053 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...This afternoon and evening.

* WINDS...west winds 15 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds and rough chop will create hazardous
  conditions on area lakes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
527 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

NCZ008>011-026-252315-
Franklin NC-Vance NC-Warren NC-Halifax NC-Granville NC-
527 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...A strong thunderstorm will affect portions of northwestern
Franklin...Vance...Warren...northwestern Halifax and central
Granville Counties Until 615 PM EST...

At 527 PM EST, Doppler radar was tracking A strong thunderstorm near
Oxford, moving northeast at 55 mph.

Pea size hail and wind gusts up to 40 mph will be possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke Rapids, Henderson, Oxford, Warrenton, Norlina, Littleton,
Kittrell, Middleburg, Macon and Gillburg.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts as high as
40 mph are capable of knocking down tree limbs and blowing around
trash cans, potted plants, lawn furniture and other light outdoor
objects.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3651 7790 3650 7782 3648 7776 3649 7773
      3648 7765 3644 7761 3610 7856 3628 7877
      3631 7877 3655 7839 3654 7790
TIME...MOT...LOC 2227Z 241DEG 48KT 3627 7862

$$

Ellis

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Columbia SC
1042 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-
252300-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Lancaster-Chesterfield-
McCormick-Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-
Richland-Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-
Bamberg-
Including the cities of Lincolnton, Thomson, Martinez, Evans,
Hephzibah, Waynesboro, Lancaster, Elgin, Lancaster Mill, Cheraw,
Pageland, Mccormick, Newberry, Winnsboro, Winnsboro Mills,
Camden, Lugoff, Edgefield, Johnston, Saluda, Ridge Spring,
Seven Oaks, West Columbia, Cayce, Lexington, Red Bank, Oak Grove,
Columbia, Bishopville, Aiken, North Augusta, Sumter, Barnwell,
Williston, Blackville, Orangeburg, Brookdale, St. Matthews,
Manning, Summerton, Bamberg, and Denmark
1042 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

...Fire Danger Statement remains in effect from Noon to 6 pm
Today...

A cold front will cross the area this afternoon with winds
becoming strong and gusty. Sustained winds by midday will be
between 15 and 20 mph with gusts over 25 mph through the afternoon
hours. Temperatures will climb into the upper 70s to lower 80s.
Drier air moving into the region will result in relative humidity
values falling between 20 and 25 percent. While fuels will be
marginal, the combination of strong winds and low relative
humidity will result in increased fire danger.

Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether
you can burn on Saturday. If you do burn...you are advised to use
extreme caution since fires can quickly get out of hand under
these conditions

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service WAKEFIELD VA
505 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

VAZ048-060>062-064>069-075-080-509>516-262215-
Fluvanna-Prince Edward-Cumberland-Goochland-Caroline-Mecklenburg-
Lunenburg-Nottoway-Amelia-Powhatan-Westmoreland-Dinwiddie-
Western Louisa-Eastern Louisa-Western Hanover-Eastern Hanover-
Western Chesterfield-Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights)-
Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond)-Eastern Henrico-
505 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central Virginia, east
central Virginia, north central Virginia and south central Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Severe weather threat has ended. No additional thunderstorms are
expected the rest of tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service WAKEFIELD VA
505 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

NCZ012>017-030>032-102-VAZ079-087-095>098-262215-
Northampton-Hertford-Gates-Pasquotank-Camden-Western Currituck-
Bertie-Chowan-Perquimans-Eastern Currituck-Brunswick-Greensville-
Norfolk/Portsmouth-Suffolk-Chesapeake-Virginia Beach-
505 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast North Carolina,
south central Virginia and southeast Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Thunderstorms are possible this evening. Some storms may produce
strong wind gusts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service WAKEFIELD VA
505 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

MDZ021>025-VAZ076>078-081>086-088>090-092-093-099-100-518-520-
522>525-262215-
Dorchester-Wicomico-Somerset-Inland Worcester-Maryland Beaches-
Richmond-Northumberland-Lancaster-Prince George-Charles City-
New Kent-Gloucester-Middlesex-Mathews-Sussex-Surry-James City-
Southampton-Isle of Wight-Accomack-Northampton-Eastern King William-
Eastern King and Queen-Eastern Essex-York-Newport News-
Hampton/Poquoson-
505 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 39 IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, east
central Virginia, eastern Virginia, south central Virginia and
southeast Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Severe Thunderstorm Watch.

There is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms this evening.
Scattered severe thunderstorms are possible. The main threats will be
damaging winds and large hail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
354 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

NCZ106-108-110-SCZ054-056-262100-
Coastal Pender-Coastal New Hanover-Coastal Brunswick-Coastal Horry-
Coastal Georgetown-
354 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

For fire weather concerns, minimum relative humidity should reach
20-25 percent sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
354 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

NCZ087-096-099-105-107-109-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053-055-262100-
Robeson-Bladen-Columbus-Inland Pender-Inland New Hanover-
Inland Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Inland Georgetown-
354 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

for fire weather concerns, minimum relative humidity should reach
20-25 percent sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$
dch

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
352 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

NCZ002-003-019-VAZ007-009>014-018>020-022>024-032>035-WVZ042>044-507-
508-262100-
Alleghany NC-Surry-Wilkes-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-Pulaski-
Montgomery-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-
Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Mercer-Summers-Monroe-
Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
352 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central North Carolina,
northwest North Carolina, central Virginia, south central Virginia,
southwest Virginia, west central Virginia and southeast West
Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

West to northwest wind may gust 40 to 45 mph into tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
352 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

NCZ001-018-VAZ015>017-262100-
Ashe-Watauga-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-
352 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest North Carolina and
southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

West to northwest wind may gust 45 to 50 mph into tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
236 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

NCZ021-022-038-039-073>075-083>086-261945-
Forsyth-Guilford-Davidson-Randolph-Stanly-Montgomery-Moore-Anson-
Richmond-Scotland-Hoke-
236 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

In the wake of a cold frontal passage, winds will shift to the west
or northwest and may gust as high as 30 to 40 mph for several hours late
this afternoon along the Yadkin river in the Western Piedmont.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Vincent

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
236 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

NCZ040>043-076>078-088-089-261945-
Chatham-Wake-Johnston-Wilson-Lee-Harnett-Wayne-Cumberland-Sampson-
236 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Scattered showers will develop along a cold front progressing
eastward through central North Carolina this afternoon. The heaviest
showers will be capable of producing wind gusts up to 45 mph.
Thunderstorms should be confined to the Virginia border counties
north and northeast of the Triangle.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
236 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

NCZ007>011-023>028-261945-
Person-Granville-Vance-Warren-Halifax-Alamance-Orange-Durham-
Franklin-Nash-Edgecombe-
236 PM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop along a cold front
progressing eastward through central North Carolina this afternoon.
A few storms may become severe, with a primary threat of damaging
winds. Dime to quarter size hail will also be possible. The potential
for severe weather will be greatest along and north of Interstate 85
near the Virginia border between 3 pm and 7 pm.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
916 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

NCZ029-044>047-079>081-090>095-098-103-104-260230-
Martin-Pitt-Washington-Tyrrell-Mainland Dare-Greene-Beaufort-
Mainland Hyde-Duplin-Lenoir-Jones-Craven-Pamlico-Carteret-Onslow-
Outer Banks Dare-Outer Banks Hyde-
916 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for eastern North Carolina.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

As a strong cold front moves across the area late this afternoon and
early evening, it could produce a few strong to severe thunderstorms
with the main threat damaging wind gusts. This risk will be greatest
north of a Hatteras to Kinston line.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Columbia SC
356 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

GAZ040-063>065-077-SCZ015-016-018-020>022-025>031-035>038-041-260900-
Lincoln-McDuffie-Columbia-Richmond-Burke-Lancaster-Chesterfield-
McCormick-Newberry-Fairfield-Kershaw-Edgefield-Saluda-Lexington-
Richland-Lee-Aiken-Sumter-Barnwell-Orangeburg-Calhoun-Clarendon-
Bamberg-
356 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Midlands of South Carolina
and the Central Savannah River area of Georgia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Lake Wind Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

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