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  • Special Weather Statement for Essex County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued July 29 at 5:40PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 5:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 6:45 p.m.
  • ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT THE CHAMPLAIN ISLANDS AND
    PORTIONS OF CHITTENDEN COUNTY THROUGH 630 PM...
    AT 537 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR PORT KENT...MOVING
    SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.
    WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH
    BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS.
    LOCATIONS TO BE IMPACTED INCLUDE...
    SOUTH BURLINGTON...COLCHESTER...ESSEX JUNCTION...BURLINGTON
    INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...WILLISTON...WINOOSKI...JERICHO...RICHMOND...
    UNDERHILL...SOUTH HERO...UNDERHILL STATE PARK...APPLETREE BAY...
    JERICHO CENTER...RED ROCK POINT...MALLETS BAY STATE PARK...BURLINGTON
    BAY...UNDERHILL CENTER...STAVE ISLAND...LONE ROCK POINT AND FERRIS
    ROCK.
    IF YOU ARE ON OR NEAR LAKE CHAMPLAIN...GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE
    INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO
    15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...
    YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER
    NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.