Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
143 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  NORTHERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  WEST CENTRAL AMHERST COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 245 AM EDT

* AT 143 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER BUCHANAN...
  MOVING EAST AT 20 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...
  BEDFORD...
  BUCHANAN...
  BIG ISLAND...
  MONTVALE...
  AND FOREST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF HAIL OF ANY
SIZE...AS WELL AS ANY REPORTS OF 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3756 7954 3753 7950 3756 7945 3755 7925
      3732 7931 3739 7978 3757 7972
TIME...MOT...LOC 0543Z 270DEG 17KT 3748 7967

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

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