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Severe Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
527 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

WVC019-081-272145-
/O.CON.KRLX.SV.W.0028.000000T0000Z-170327T2145Z/
Raleigh WV-Fayette WV-
527 PM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM EDT
FOR NORTHEASTERN RALEIGH AND SOUTHERN FAYETTE COUNTIES...

At 526 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Mount Hope, or
8 miles northeast of Beckley, moving east at 30 mph. This storm
produced quarter-sized hail as it crossed I-77 north of Beckley near
515 PM.

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...
Beckley, Rainelle, Babcock State Park, Oak Hill, Mount Hope, Bradley,
Prosperity, Piney View, Stanaford, Meadow Bridge and Thurmond.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 West Virginia Turnpike near mile marker 57.
 Interstate 64 in West Virginia between mile markers 124 and 128.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by
calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the
Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or
by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.

&&

LAT...LON 3776 8117 3783 8121 3787 8125 3797 8126
      3807 8088 3805 8085 3806 8080 3804 8083
      3803 8082 3802 8080 3800 8079 3798 8077
      3795 8081 3787 8075 3787 8081 3782 8094
      3781 8092 3779 8092
TIME...MOT...LOC 2126Z 257DEG 27KT 3789 8111

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

$$

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