Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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000 WWUS81 KLWX 221400 SPSLWX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1000 AM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017 WVZ050>053-055-501>506-221500- Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-Hardy-Western Grant- Eastern Grant-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral-Western Pendleton- Eastern Pendleton- Including the cities of Romney, Paw Paw, Martinsburg, Charles Town, Shepherdstown, Moorefield, Bayard, Mount Storm, Petersburg, Elk Garden, Antioch, Keyser, New Creek, Ridgeville, Russelldale, Headsville, Fort Ashby, Riverton, Brandywine, Franklin, Oak Flat, Ruddle, and Sugar Grove 1000 AM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017 ...THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY... The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a test message for the West Virginia statewide tornado drill. This includes all counties in West Virginia and is valid until 1100 am EDT. This is a TEST message. THIS IS A TEST. Repeat...This is a TEST message for the West Virginia statewide tornado drill. There is no severe weather occurring at this time. This test message is part of the annual West Virginia tornado drill. If this were an actual severe weather event...you would be given information about the hazard. The National Weather Service, The West Virginia Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, The West Virginia Department of Education, and the West Virginia Broadcasters Association encourage the use of this time to either activate or review your severe weather safety plans. Repeating...This has been a TEST tornado warning message for the 2017 West Virginia tornado drill. This concludes the test. This is a TEST message. Repeat...This is a TEST. $$

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