Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
740 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northeastern Roanoke County in west central Virginia...
  The City of Buena Vista in west central Virginia...
  Southern Rockbridge County in west central Virginia...
  Northwestern Campbell County in central Virginia...
  The northeastern City of Salem in west central Virginia...
  The City of Roanoke in west central Virginia...
  Southern Botetourt County in west central Virginia...
  Bedford County in south central Virginia...
  Amherst County in central Virginia...
  The City of Lynchburg in central Virginia...
  Northeastern Franklin County in west central Virginia...

* Until 845 PM EDT

* At 740 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near Hollins to near Northwest Smith Mountain Lake
  to near Burnt Chimney, moving northeast at 70 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  and Buena Vista.


Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. For your
safety, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy
building. Stay away from windows.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any
size, as well as reports of any wind damage, including downed trees
or large limbs, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free
at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be
shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg Facebook page and
on Twitter.


A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT for north central
North Carolina. A tornado watch also remains in effect until 200 AM
EDT for central, south central, southwestern and west central

LAT...LON 3781 7917 3781 7914 3778 7907 3772 7907
      3770 7899 3755 7890 3754 7887 3750 7892
      3750 7895 3749 7894 3744 7901 3742 7901
      3703 7951 3705 7954 3704 7959 3699 7961
      3689 7988 3713 7985 3736 8010 3786 7915
TIME...MOT...LOC 2340Z 222DEG 62KT 3737 7998 3719 7980 3706 7981



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