Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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WWUS51 KRNK 012342
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
742 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

VAC021-071-WVC055-063-089-020030-
/O.CON.KRNK.SV.W.0027.000000T0000Z-160502T0030Z/
GILES VA-BLAND VA-SUMMERS WV-MERCER WV-MONROE WV-
742 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM EDT
FOR CENTRAL GILES...NORTHEASTERN BLAND...SOUTHWESTERN
SUMMERS...MERCER AND SOUTHWESTERN MONROE COUNTIES...

AT 741 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CAMP CREEK
STATE PARK...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD...GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
         DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
         CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO
         MOBILE HOMES...ROOFS...AND OUTBUILDINGS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PRINCETON...
PEARISBURG...
NARROWS...
ATHENS...
AND PETERSTOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 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 3750 8126 3751 8121 3754 8120 3757 8120
      3760 8114 3759 8109 3761 8106 3763 8107
      3751 8044 3717 8095 3733 8119
TIME...MOT...LOC 2341Z 285DEG 37KT 3754 8113

HAIL...1.75IN
WIND...70MPH

$$

DS


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