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Radar valid at 545 pm EDT, Sep 12th 2023

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VAZ035-046-047-122145-
Buckingham VA-Amherst VA-Appomattox VA-
502 PM EDT Tue Sep 12 2023

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHERN
APPOMATTOX...SOUTHWESTERN BUCKINGHAM AND SOUTHEASTERN AMHERST
COUNTIES THROUGH 545 PM EDT...

At 502 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Riverville, or near Amherst, moving east at 20 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is
possible.

Locations impacted include...
Amherst...
Bent Creek...
Stonewall...
Tower Hill...
Toga...
Falconerville...
and Riverville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

Locally heavy rain will quickly reduce visibility and result in
ponding of water on roadways, standing water in low lying areas, and
minor flooding of creeks, streams, and areas of poor drainage.
Drivers are urged to slow down and use extra caution to avoid
hydroplaning.

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LAT...LON 3738 7853 3738 7859 3740 7859 3738 7860
3738 7899 3743 7902 3742 7904 3742 7906
3762 7916 3765 7895 3755 7890 3754 7883
3757 7881 3759 7883 3760 7881 3763 7882
3764 7880 3763 7872 3767 7871 3768 7866
TIME...MOT...LOC 2102Z 248DEG 15KT 3750 7900

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH

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