Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
552 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

VAC009-019-023-163-530-022215-
/O.CON.KRNK.SV.W.0046.000000T0000Z-160502T2215Z/
AMHERST VA-ROCKBRIDGE VA-CITY OF BUENA VISTA VA-BOTETOURT VA-
BEDFORD VA-
552 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM EDT
FOR NORTHWESTERN AMHERST...SOUTHWESTERN ROCKBRIDGE...NORTHEASTERN
BOTETOURT AND NORTHERN BEDFORD COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF BUENA
VISTA...

AT 551 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER NATURAL
BRIDGE...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD...PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
         DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES. EXPECT WIND
         DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LEXINGTON...
BUENA VISTA...
GLASGOW...
BIG ISLAND...
AND COLEMAN FALLS.

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 3751 7922 3744 7972 3760 7962 3769 7968
      3777 7946 3777 7945 3779 7942 3784 7929
TIME...MOT...LOC 2151Z 249DEG 41KT 3761 7952

HAIL...1.50IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

DS


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