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  • Special Weather Statement for Essex County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued July 15 at 1:42PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 1:42 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
  • ...SHOWERS WITH HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL MOVE THROUGH
    PORTIONS OF THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY...INCLUDING NORTHEASTERN
    ESSEX...NORTHWESTERN CHITTENDEN...SOUTHEASTERN CLINTON...SOUTHERN
    GRAND ISLE AND SOUTHWESTERN FRANKLIN COUNTIES...
    AT 135 PM EDT...SHOWERS WITH HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG WIND GUSTS WERE
    LOCATED FROM JERICHO NEW YORK TO JUST WEST OF PLATTSBURGH TO AUSABLE
    FORKS...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.
    WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE SHOWERS. HEAVY RAIN OF
    A HALF INCH TO ONE INCH IN ONE HOUR MAY CAUSE WATER TO POND ON ROADS
    AND IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. THERE MAY BE RAPID RISES ON SMALL
    STREAMS AND CREEKS. LIGHTNING MAY ALSO OCCUR.
    LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
    WEST CHAZY...VALCOUR ISLAND...LONG POINT...NICHOLS POINT...APPLETREE
    POINT...DAMEAS ISLAND...ST. ALBANS BAY...WINOOSKI...SWANTON
    JUNCTION...WESTFORD...
    GET TO SAFETY IMMEDIATELY WHEN THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES.
    BOATERS ON LAKE CHAMPLAIN SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR. STRONG WINDS WILL
    CAUSE HIGHER WAVES AND SUDDEN WIND SHIFTS MAY OVERTURN SMALL BOATS.