Issued by NWS Charleston, WV
WFUS51 KRLX 211345
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Charleston WV
945 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017
...This message is for test purposes only...
The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a
* This is a test message. Tornado Warning for...
All of Virginia...
* Until 1000 AM EDT
* This is a TEST message. This practice tornado warning for all
cities and counties in Virginia is issued as part of the 2017
Virginia statewide tornado Drill. Repeat, this is a test tornado
warning for Virginia cities and counties only. No severe weather
is actually occurring. You should review and implement your severe
weather safety procedures at this time.
* This is a TEST message. Locations include all cities and
counties in Virginia.
When a real tornado warning is issued, a tornado has either been
sighted, or detected by National Weather Service doppler radar.
When a real tornado warning is issued, get to the basement, or
interior portion of the lowest level of the building. Stay away from
windows. Get into a small room such as a closet or bathroom. Get as
many walls as possible between you and the outside part of the
structure. If you are in a mobile home or older manufactured home,
leave it, and get into a reinforced building or home, or lie down
in a low lying area. If you are caught outside and see the tornado
close to you, try to get into a sturdy building. Otherwise, get
into a ditch or ravine. This test tornado warning has been issued as
part of Virginia Tornado Preparedness Day. No severe weather is
This is a test message. Do not take action based on this message.
LAT...LON 3702 8248 3713 8255 3720 8255 3727 8235
3754 8197 3753 8194 3751 8193 3747 8200
3744 8194 3736 8193 3728 8185 3728 8179
3725 8174 3720 8176 3718 8185 3713 8192
3712 8200 3705 8204 3704 8217 3696 8235
TIME...MOT...LOC 1343Z 240DEG 49KT 3756 8147