Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
520 PM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL HENRY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 520 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER BASSETT...
  MOVING EAST-SOUTHEAST 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...
  MARTINSVILLE...
  AXTON...
  BASSETT...
  LEATHERWOOD...
  AND VILLA HEIGHTS.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATION THE MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...AS WELL AS
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. FOR YOUR SAFETY...MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. STAY AWAY
FROM WINDOWS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3670 8005 3678 8003 3678 8001 3679 8002
      3679 8001 3680 8001 3681 7989 3679 7981
      3680 7979 3680 7976 3679 7976 3682 7972
      3683 7965 3658 7971
TIME...MOT...LOC 2120Z 268DEG 17KT 3676 7997

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

$$

RAB



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