Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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Tornado Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
716 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  Eastern Rockingham County in north central North Carolina...
  Northern Caswell County in north central North Carolina...
  The City of Danville in south central Virginia...
  Pittsylvania County in south central Virginia...
  The City of Martinsville in south central Virginia...
  Henry County in south central Virginia...
  Southeastern Franklin County in west central Virginia...

* Until 745 PM EDT

* At 716 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms capable of producing a tornado
  were located along a line extending from near Ferrum to near Sandy
  Level, moving southeast at 55 mph.


  SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

  IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
           shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
           Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.  Tree
           damage is likely.

* Locations impacted include...
  and Rocky Mount.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

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 3700 8004 3696 7934 3657 7921 3654 7922
      3654 7920 3638 7915 3631 7980
TIME...MOT...LOC 2316Z 296DEG 48KT 3690 7994 3658 7979



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