Southampton Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 1:45 AM EDT Aug. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect northern Northampton...
Mecklenburg... Greensville... southwestern Southampton and southern
Brunswick counties and the city of Emporia...

At 144 am EDT, radar indicated thunderstorms were located along a
line extending from near dahlia to near Clarksville. Movement was
east at 25 to 30 mph.

Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with these storms
along with frequent lightning.

Locations impacted include...
Emporia, South Hill, Boykins, Brodnax, dahlia, Brunswick, Gaston,
Clarksville, Seaboard, La Crosse, Boydton, Buffalo Springs, Green
Plain, Radium, barley, Gasburg, Claresville, Ebony, Nelson and
Severn.

If you see lightning or hear thunder... you are at risk. Take shelter
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a
vehicle provides safety from lightning.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these storms.
Be prepared for rapid changes in weather and Road conditions. Heavy
rain could cause ponding of water on roads... and possible minor
flooding of ditches and poor drainage areas.

Lat... Lon 3668 7870 3669 7865 3664 7856 3670 7865
      3677 7859 3673 7749 3672 7749 3671 7743
      3673 7739 3672 7715 3650 7717 3649 7778
      3651 7790 3654 7790 3654 7872
time... Mot... loc 0544z 272deg 36kt 3658 7758 3659 7862


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