Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
1243 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southern Appomattox County in central Virginia...
  Campbell County in central Virginia...
  Northern Pittsylvania County in south central Virginia...
  Northern Halifax County in south central Virginia...
  Southeastern Bedford County in south central Virginia...
  The southwestern City of Lynchburg in central Virginia...

* Until 145 PM EST

* At 1241 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near Goode to near Bedford to Western Smith Mountain
  Lake, moving east at 75 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Lynchburg...
  Altavista...
  Hurt...
  Gretna...
  and Brookneal.

This includes The following Location Lynchburg Airport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare immediately for damaging winds. For your safety, move to an
interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Stay away
from windows.

If on or near eastern branches of Smith Mountain Lake, get away from
the water and move indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning
can strike out to 15 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move
to safe shelter now!  Do not be caught on the water in a
thunderstorm.

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 3725 7868 3720 7882 3702 7890 3698 7890
      3698 7882 3695 7879 3701 7874 3700 7874
      3694 7873 3692 7875 3686 7867 3683 7869
      3676 7867 3686 7964 3707 7960 3714 7951
      3743 7927 3738 7925 3733 7916 3731 7864
TIME...MOT...LOC 1741Z 258DEG 67KT 3740 7934 3726 7957 3702 7975

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

JJM



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