Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA
WFUS51 KRNK 222006
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
406 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017
The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
South central Charlotte County in south central Virginia...
Central Halifax County in south central Virginia...
* Until 430 PM EDT
* At 406 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Halifax, moving east at 40 mph.
HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.
SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This dangerous storm will be near...
Crystal Hill around 410 PM EDT.
Scottsburg around 420 PM EDT.
Clover and Mt Laurel around 425 PM EDT.
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.
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
LAT...LON 3675 7902 3686 7905 3699 7865 3676 7860
TIME...MOT...LOC 2006Z 253DEG 34KT 3681 7895