Skippers, VA (23879)

5:50 PM EDT on July 26, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Emporia-Greensville Regional | | Change Station

Elev 128 ft 36.69 °N, 77.48 °W | Updated 15 minutes ago

Light Thunderstorms and Rain
Light Thunderstorm Rain
77 °F
Feels Like 77 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from North

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Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Overcast 11000 ft
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:11 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Gibbous, 51% visible
METAR KEMV 262135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM -VCTSRA SCT055 BKN090 OVC110 25/23 A2996 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Overcast 11000 ft
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall 0.27 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:11 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Gibbous, 51% visible
METAR KEMV 262135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM -VCTSRA SCT055 BKN090 OVC110 25/23 A2996 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:41 AM EDT Jul. 26, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT
this evening...

* heat index values: 105 to 109.

* Impacts: prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay in the shade if possible... and check up on relatives
and neighbors.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 9 1 1.





Special Statement
Issued: 5:12 PM EDT Jul. 26, 2016 – National Weather Service

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect northwestern
Northampton... southeastern Lunenburg... Greensville... southeastern
Mecklenburg... Brunswick... and southwestern Southampton counties and
the city of Emporia...

At 510 PM EDT... strong thunderstorms were clustered 7 miles north of
barley... or 8 miles southeast of Lawrenceville... moving east at 15
mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and heavy rainfall of 2 to 3
inches are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke Rapids... Emporia... South Hill... Lawrenceville... Garysburg...
Brodnax... dahlia... Brunswick... Gaston... Seaboard... La Crosse...
Gasburg... Ebony... Claresville... barley... Green Plain... Radium...
Jackson... Edgerton and Pleasant Hill.

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 this storm. 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 3662 7824 3691 7810 3667 7731 3638 7742
      3644 7761 3645 7763 3648 7765 3649 7773
      3648 7775 3652 7790 3654 7790 3654 7798
time... Mot... loc 2110z 286deg 36kt 3667 7774


Gingrich


512 PM EDT Tue Jul 26 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect northwestern
Northampton... southeastern Lunenburg... Greensville... southeastern
Mecklenburg... Brunswick... and southwestern Southampton counties and
the city of Emporia...

At 510 PM EDT... strong thunderstorms were clustered 7 miles north of
barley... or 8 miles southeast of Lawrenceville... moving east at 15
mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and heavy rainfall of 2 to 3
inches are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke Rapids... Emporia... South Hill... Lawrenceville... Garysburg...
Brodnax... dahlia... Brunswick... Gaston... Seaboard... La Crosse...
Gasburg... Ebony... Claresville... barley... Green Plain... Radium...
Jackson... Edgerton and Pleasant Hill.

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 this storm. 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 3662 7824 3691 7810 3667 7731 3638 7742
      3644 7761 3645 7763 3648 7765 3649 7773
      3648 7775 3652 7790 3654 7790 3654 7798
time... Mot... loc 2110z 286deg 36kt 3667 7774


Gingrich


512 PM EDT Tue Jul 26 2016

... An area of strong thunderstorms will affect northwestern
Northampton... southeastern Lunenburg... Greensville... southeastern
Mecklenburg... Brunswick... and southwestern Southampton counties and
the city of Emporia...

At 510 PM EDT... strong thunderstorms were clustered 7 miles north of
barley... or 8 miles southeast of Lawrenceville... moving east at 15
mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and heavy rainfall of 2 to 3
inches are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Roanoke Rapids... Emporia... South Hill... Lawrenceville... Garysburg...
Brodnax... dahlia... Brunswick... Gaston... Seaboard... La Crosse...
Gasburg... Ebony... Claresville... barley... Green Plain... Radium...
Jackson... Edgerton and Pleasant Hill.

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 this storm. 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 3662 7824 3691 7810 3667 7731 3638 7742
      3644 7761 3645 7763 3648 7765 3649 7773
      3648 7775 3652 7790 3654 7790 3654 7798
time... Mot... loc 2110z 286deg 36kt 3667 7774


Gingrich