Strong Thunderstorm Warning
August 13, 2019 0 Comments
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON AND MORGAN COUNTIES... At 737 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near McConnelsville, moving southeast at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... McConnelsville, Chesterhill, Malta, Stockport, Bristol, Eagleport and Hackney. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, 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. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on small creeks and streams, and ponding of water in urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses, as well as other poor drainage areas and low lying spots.