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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Issue Date: 910 PM EDT Sun May 26 2024

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 PM EDT FOR LOUISA AND WESTERN GOOCHLAND COUNTIES
At 909 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Madison to 7 miles northwest of Louisa to near Goochland, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD
60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE
Radar indicated. IMPACT
Expect damage to trees and powerlines. These severe storms will be near
Louisa and Mineral around 915 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Pendleton, Louisa Airport, Rock Castle, Green Springs, Three Square, Cuckoo, Caledonia, Elk Hill, Yanceyville, and West View.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. && LAT
LON 3813 7821 3815 7809 3813 7805 3814 7801 3812 7798 3811 7787 3768 7794 3767 7796 3763 7795 3762 7797 3767 7810 3771 7809 3775 7816 3790 7806 3796 7820 3798 7823 3801 7831 TIME
MOT
LOC 0109Z 246DEG 29KT 3843 7830 3813 7806 3763 7791 HAIL THREAT
RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE
VAC075-109-270130- /O.CON.KAKQ.SV.W.0065.000000T0000Z-240527T0130Z/ Louisa VA-Goochland VA- 910 PM EDT Sun May 26 2024
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 PM EDT FOR LOUISA AND WESTERN GOOCHLAND COUNTIES
At 909 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Madison to 7 miles northwest of Louisa to near Goochland, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD
60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE
Radar indicated. IMPACT
Expect damage to trees and powerlines. These severe storms will be near
Louisa and Mineral around 915 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Pendleton, Louisa Airport, Rock Castle, Green Springs, Three Square, Cuckoo, Caledonia, Elk Hill, Yanceyville, and West View.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. && LAT
LON 3813 7821 3815 7809 3813 7805 3814 7801 3812 7798 3811 7787 3768 7794 3767 7796 3763 7795 3762 7797 3767 7810 3771 7809 3775 7816 3790 7806 3796 7820 3798 7823 3801 7831 TIME
MOT
LOC 0109Z 246DEG 29KT 3843 7830 3813 7806 3763 7791 HAIL THREAT
RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE
Severe Thunderstorm Warning VAC033-075-085-109-270215- /O.NEW.KAKQ.SV.W.0066.240527T0107Z-240527T0215Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Wakefield VA 907 PM EDT Sun May 26 2024 The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for
Eastern Louisa County in central Virginia
Central Goochland County in central Virginia
Western Caroline County in north central Virginia
Northwestern Hanover County in central Virginia
Until 1015 PM EDT.
At 906 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Madison to near Hadensville to near Cartersville, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD
60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE
Radar indicated. IMPACT
Expect damage to trees and powerlines.
Severe thunderstorms will be near
Goochland, Mineral, and Gum Spring around 915 PM EDT. Oilville around 925 PM EDT. Bumpass around 930 PM EDT. Montpelier around 935 PM EDT. Ladysmith around 950 PM EDT. Ashland around 955 PM EDT. Kings Dominion around 1000 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Chilesburg, Orchid, Golansville, Guinea, Vontay, Maidens, Gum Tree, Irwin, Johnsons Springs, and Gilman.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Please report severe weather by calling 757-899-2415, posting to the NWS Wakefield Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSWAKEFIELDVA. && LAT
LON 3820 7742 3806 7739 3776 7740 3764 7786 3769 7793 3767 7796 3764 7794 3762 7796 3762 7797 3809 7789 3811 7790 3810 7784 3807 7778 3806 7778 3805 7775 3802 7775 3803 7773 3801 7772 3799 7764 TIME
MOT
LOC 0106Z 247DEG 31KT 3833 7824 3788 7802 3764 7805 HAIL THREAT
RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 325 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 845 PM EDT SUN MAY 26 2024 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 325 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS VAC007-013-033-041-043-047-059-061-069-075-079-085-087-099-107- 109-113-135-137-145-153-157-177-179-510-600-610-630-683-685-760- 840-270400- /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0325.240527T0045Z-240527T0400Z/ VA . VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE AMELIA ARLINGTON CAROLINE CHESTERFIELD CLARKE CULPEPER FAIRFAX FAUQUIER FREDERICK GOOCHLAND GREENE HANOVER HENRICO KING GEORGE LOUDOUN LOUISA MADISON NOTTOWAY ORANGE POWHATAN PRINCE WILLIAM RAPPAHANNOCK SPOTSYLVANIA STAFFORD VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE ALEXANDRIA FAIRFAX FALLS CHURCH FREDERICKSBURG MANASSAS MANASSAS PARK RICHMOND WINCHESTER

WEATHER ALERT

Issue Date: 614 PM EDT Sun May 26 2024
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast North Carolina, central Virginia, east central Virginia, eastern Virginia, north central Virginia, south central Virginia and southeast Virginia.

DAY ONE
Tonight. There is a marginal risk for severe weather this evening. The main threats will be isolated damaging winds or large hail.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
Monday through Saturday. There is a slight risk for severe weather for Monday afternoon and evening. At this time, the primary threats look to be damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rainfall. A few tornadoes are also possible.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation may be needed.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

Issue Date: 910 PM EDT Sun May 26 2024
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 PM EDT FOR LOUISA AND WESTERN GOOCHLAND COUNTIES... At 909 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Madison to 7 miles northwest of Louisa to near Goochland, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and powerlines. These severe storms will be near... Louisa and Mineral around 915 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Pendleton, Louisa Airport, Rock Castle, Green Springs, Three Square, Cuckoo, Caledonia, Elk Hill, Yanceyville, and West View. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. && LAT...LON 3813 7821 3815 7809 3813 7805 3814 7801 3812 7798 3811 7787 3768 7794 3767 7796 3763 7795 3762 7797 3767 7810 3771 7809 3775 7816 3790 7806 3796 7820 3798 7823 3801 7831 TIME...MOT...LOC 0109Z 246DEG 29KT 3843 7830 3813 7806 3763 7791 HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE... VAC075-109-270130- /O.CON.KAKQ.SV.W.0065.000000T0000Z-240527T0130Z/ Louisa VA-Goochland VA- 910 PM EDT Sun May 26 2024 ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 PM EDT FOR LOUISA AND WESTERN GOOCHLAND COUNTIES... At 909 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Madison to 7 miles northwest of Louisa to near Goochland, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and powerlines. These severe storms will be near... Louisa and Mineral around 915 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Pendleton, Louisa Airport, Rock Castle, Green Springs, Three Square, Cuckoo, Caledonia, Elk Hill, Yanceyville, and West View. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. && LAT...LON 3813 7821 3815 7809 3813 7805 3814 7801 3812 7798 3811 7787 3768 7794 3767 7796 3763 7795 3762 7797 3767 7810 3771 7809 3775 7816 3790 7806 3796 7820 3798 7823 3801 7831 TIME...MOT...LOC 0109Z 246DEG 29KT 3843 7830 3813 7806 3763 7791 HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE... Severe Thunderstorm Warning VAC033-075-085-109-270215- /O.NEW.KAKQ.SV.W.0066.240527T0107Z-240527T0215Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Wakefield VA 907 PM EDT Sun May 26 2024 The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Eastern Louisa County in central Virginia... Central Goochland County in central Virginia... Western Caroline County in north central Virginia... Northwestern Hanover County in central Virginia... * Until 1015 PM EDT. * At 906 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Madison to near Hadensville to near Cartersville, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and powerlines. * Severe thunderstorms will be near... Goochland, Mineral, and Gum Spring around 915 PM EDT. Oilville around 925 PM EDT. Bumpass around 930 PM EDT. Montpelier around 935 PM EDT. Ladysmith around 950 PM EDT. Ashland around 955 PM EDT. Kings Dominion around 1000 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Chilesburg, Orchid, Golansville, Guinea, Vontay, Maidens, Gum Tree, Irwin, Johnsons Springs, and Gilman. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Please report severe weather by calling 757-899-2415, posting to the NWS Wakefield Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSWAKEFIELDVA. && LAT...LON 3820 7742 3806 7739 3776 7740 3764 7786 3769 7793 3767 7796 3764 7794 3762 7796 3762 7797 3809 7789 3811 7790 3810 7784 3807 7778 3806 7778 3805 7775 3802 7775 3803 7773 3801 7772 3799 7764 TIME...MOT...LOC 0106Z 247DEG 31KT 3833 7824 3788 7802 3764 7805 HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE... SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 325 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 845 PM EDT SUN MAY 26 2024 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 325 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS VAC007-013-033-041-043-047-059-061-069-075-079-085-087-099-107- 109-113-135-137-145-153-157-177-179-510-600-610-630-683-685-760- 840-270400- /O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0325.240527T0045Z-240527T0400Z/ VA . VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE AMELIA ARLINGTON CAROLINE CHESTERFIELD CLARKE CULPEPER FAIRFAX FAUQUIER FREDERICK GOOCHLAND GREENE HANOVER HENRICO KING GEORGE LOUDOUN LOUISA MADISON NOTTOWAY ORANGE POWHATAN PRINCE WILLIAM RAPPAHANNOCK SPOTSYLVANIA STAFFORD VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE ALEXANDRIA FAIRFAX FALLS CHURCH FREDERICKSBURG MANASSAS MANASSAS PARK RICHMOND WINCHESTER

WEATHER ALERT

Issue Date: 614 PM EDT Sun May 26 2024
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast North Carolina, central Virginia, east central Virginia, eastern Virginia, north central Virginia, south central Virginia and southeast Virginia. .DAY ONE...Tonight. There is a marginal risk for severe weather this evening. The main threats will be isolated damaging winds or large hail. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday. There is a slight risk for severe weather for Monday afternoon and evening. At this time, the primary threats look to be damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rainfall. A few tornadoes are also possible. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation may be needed.
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Weather Warnings Explained

National Weather Service criteria for issuing Watches / Warnings / Advisories:

  • Watches: 50% confidence of meeting Warning criteria (generally within 36-48+ hours).
  • Advisories and Warnings: 80% confidence in the event occurrence (generally within 24-36 hours).

Weather Warnings Glossary


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is issued when severe thunderstorms are possible in and near the watch area. It does not mean that they will occur. It only means they are possible.

Severe thunderstorms are defined as follows:

1) Winds of 58 mph/93 km/h or higher

AND/OR

2) Hail 1 inch/2.54 cm in diameter or larger.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is issued when severe thunderstorms are occurring or imminent in the warning area.

Severe thunderstorms are defined as follows:

1) Winds of 58 mph/93 km/h or higher

AND/OR

2) Hail 1 inch/2.54 cm in diameter or larger.

Thunderstorms with wind gusts greater than or equal to 58 mph/93 km/h (50 kts) and/or hail greater than or equal to 1 inch/2.54 cm in diameter and/or a tornado.

A Tornado Watch is issued when severe thunderstorms and tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area. It does not mean that they will occur. It only means they are possible.

Severe thunderstorms are defined as follows:

1) Winds of 58 mph/93 km/h or higher

AND/OR

2) Hail 1 in/2.54 cm in diameter or larger.

Likelihood of a tornado within the given area based on radar or actual sighting; usually accompanied by conditions indicated above for "Severe Thunderstorm Warning".

A Tornado Warning is issued when a tornado is imminent. When a tornado warning is issued, seek safe shelter immediately.

When any of the following is expected within the next 12 to 36 hours.

More than one predominant hazard.

  • Winter weather event having more than one predominant hazard {ie. heavy snow and blowing snow (below blizzard conditions), snow and ice, snow and sleet, sleet and ice, or snow, sleet and ice} meeting or exceeding warning criteria for at least one of the precipitation elements.
Snow, Ocean Effect Snow, or Sleet.

A Blizzard Warning means that the following conditions are occurring or expected within the next 12 to 18 hours.
1) Snow and/or blowing snow reducing visibility to ¼ mile/.4 km or less for 3 hours or longer
AND
2)  Sustained winds of 35 mph/56 km/h or greater or frequent gusts to 35 mph/56 km/h or greater.
There is no temperature requirement that must be met to achieve blizzard conditions.

½ inch/1.27 cm or greater accretion of freezing rain in any zone.

When any of the following is expected within the next 12 to 24 hours.

More than one predominant hazard.

Winter weather event having more than one predominant hazard (i.e., snow and ice, snow and sleet, or snow, ice & sleet) meeting or exceeding advisory criteria for at least one of the precipitation elements, but remaining below warning criteria.

  • Snow, Ocean Effect Snow, and/or Sleet
    3 inches/7.6 cm averaged over a forecast zone in 12 hours.
  • Snow and Blowing Snow
    Sustained or frequent gusts of 25 to 34 mph/40 to 54 km/h accompanied by falling and blowing snow occasionally reducing visibility to less than or equal to ¼ mi/.4 km for less than 3 hours.
  • Widespread or localized blowing snow reducing visibility to less than or equal to ¼ mi/.4 km with winds less than 35 mph/56 km/h.
  • Freezing Rain
    Any accretion of freezing rain or freezing drizzle on road surfaces.
  • Black Ice
    A Special Weather Statement will usually be issued when sufficient moisture is expected to cause a thin layer of ice on road surfaces, typically on cloudless nights ("black ice"). At forecaster discretion a formal Winter Weather Advisory may be issued instead.

Sustained winds greater than or equal to 74 mph/120 km/h (greater than or equal to 64 kts) (no gust criteria) associated with a hurricane expected to affect a coastal or inland zone within 36 hours.

Sustained winds 39-73 mph/62-117 km/h (34-63 kts) (no gust criteria) associated with a tropical storm expected to affect a coastal or inland zone within 36 hours.

Short-fused warning for onset of extreme winds, defined as sustained at 111+ mph/178+ km/h (equivalent to a Category 3+ hurricane).
This is typically used for the approach of the eyewall of a major landfalling hurricane.

When the danger of life-threatening inundation from rising water moving inland from the shoreline somewhere within the specified area, generally within 36 hours, is in association with a tropical, subtropical, or post-tropical cyclone.

Rapid and extreme flow of high water into a normally dry area, or a rapid water level rise in a stream or creek above a predetermined flood level, beginning within a short timeframe from the onset of heavy rain.

A dam or levee failure, or water released from an ice jam is also considered.

Expected overflow or inundation by water which causes or will cause damage and/or a threat to life.

Water level at a River Forecast point along a main stem river is expected to reach or exceed flood stage.

Expected inundation by water of some low lying and poor drainage areas, resulting in a nuisance to the public but not a threat to life and property.

A Coastal Flood Warning is issued when moderate to major coastal flooding is occurring or imminent. This flooding will pose a serious risk to life and property.

Minor coastal flooding expected. Examples include: splashover that causes a few roads to be briefly impassable, standing water in parking lots, etc.

A Coastal Flood Advisory is issued when minor or nuisance coastal flooding is occurring or imminent.

Sustained winds greater than or equal to 40 mph/64 km/h (greater than or equal to 35 kts) for at least 1 hour; OR any gusts greater than or equal to 58 mph/93 km/h (greater than or equal to 50 kts).

Sustained winds 31-39 mph/49-62 km/h (27-34 kts) for at least 1 hour; OR any gusts to 46-57 mph/74-91 km/h (40-49 kts).

Daytime heat indices of greater than or equal to 105°F/40°C for 2 or more hours.

Daytime heat indices of 95°F-99°F/35°C-37°C for 2 or more hours over 2 consecutive days, or 100°F-104°F/37°C-40°C for 2 or more hours over 1 day.

Issued for non-criteria warning/advisory heat. A heat wave is defined as 3 or more days of greater than or equal to 90°F/32°C temperatures.

When minimum shelter temperature drops to less than or equal to 32°F/0°C during growing season.

Issued under clear, light wind conditions with forecast minimum shelter temperature 33-36°F/0-2°C during growing season.

Wind chill index less than or equal to -25°F/-31°C for at least 3 hours using only sustained wind.

Wind chill index between -15°F/-26°C and -24°F/-31°C for at least 3 hours using only the sustained wind.

Brief/sudden occurrence of sustained wind or frequent gusts greater than or equal to 34 kts/39 mph/63 km/h, usually associated with thunderstorms, and/or hail greater than or equal to ¾ inch/1.91 cm in diameter; also issued for waterspouts.

Sustained winds or frequent gusts greater than or equal to 64 kts/74 mph/119 km/h (greater than 2 hrs) within 24 hours from a non-tropical system (marine only).

Sustained winds or frequent gusts 48-63 kts/55-72 mph/88-116 km/h (greater than 2 hrs) within 24 hours from a non-tropical system (marine only).

Sustained winds or frequent gusts 34-47 kts/39-55 mph/63-88 km/h (greater than 2 hrs) within 24 hrs from a non-tropical system (marine only).

Sustained winds or frequent gusts 25-33 kts/29-38 mph/47-61 km/h (greater than 2 hrs) AND/OR Seas greater than or equal to 5 feet/1.52 meters within 24 hours (marine only).

When high surf poses a danger to life in the form of rip currents or breaking seas. Generally issued when 7+ foot/2.3+ meters incoming seas reported at the buoys from Memorial Day through September.

When conditions yield ice accumulation rates less than 2 cm/hr ( 0.8 inch/hour). Favorable conditions for ice accumulation occur when air temperatures over the waters are less than or equal to 23°F/-5°C and sustained winds greater than or equal to 25 kts/29 mph/47 km/h and sea surface temperatures less than or equal to 43°F/6°C and seas greater than or equal to 4 feet/1.22 meters.

When conditions yield ice accumulation rates greater than or equal to 2 cm/hr ( 0.8 inch/hr ). Favorable conditions for ice accumulation occur when air temperatures over the waters are less than or equal to 23°F/-5°C and sustained winds greater than or equal to 25 kts/29 mph/47 km/h and sea surface temperatures less than or equal to 43°F/6°C and seas greater than or equal to 4 feet/1.22 meters.

High degree of confidence that dry fuels and weather conditions support extreme fire danger within 24 hours using the following criteria as a guide:

  • Winds sustained or with frequent gusts greater than or equal to 25 mph/40 km/h.
  • Relative Humidity at or below 30% anytime during the day.
  • Rainfall amounts for the previous 5 days less than ¼ inch/.64 cm (except 3 days in pre-greenup).
  • Lightning after an extended dry period.
  • Significant dry frontal passage.
  • Dry thunderstorms.
  • Keetch-Byram Drought Index values of 300 or greater (summer only).

Widespread visibility less than or equal to ¼ mile/.4 km for at least 3 hours.

Very light ice accumulation from predominantly fog at or below freezing temperatures.

Widespread or localized smoke reducing visibilities to ¼ mile/.4 km or less.

Atmospheric conditions stable enough to cause air pollutants to accumulate in a given area. Criteria developed in conjunction with the local or state EPA and the product issued at their request.

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