Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1021 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN APPOMATTOX COUNTY IN VIRGINIA...
  SOUTHERN AMHERST COUNTY IN VIRGINIA...
  NORTHEASTERN CAMPBELL COUNTY IN VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG IN VIRGINIA...
  NORTHEASTERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT

* AT 1021 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
  BOONSBORO...MOVING EAST AT 35 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...
  LYNCHBURG...
  AMHERST...
  APPOMATTOX...
  RUSTBURG...
  AND CONCORD.

THIS INCLUDES LIBERTY UNIVERSITY AND LYNCHBURG AIRPORT.

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 3721 7886 3736 7948 3753 7943 3758 7892
      3754 7890 3755 7888 3755 7887 3754 7887
      3754 7883 3755 7882 3747 7873
TIME...MOT...LOC 0221Z 281DEG 31KT 3743 7934

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

$$

JH


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