Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
431 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  HENRY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 431 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER BASSETT...
  MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MARTINSVILLE...
  MARTINSVILLE CITY...
  AXTON...
  BASSETT...
  AND LEATHERWOOD.

THIS INCLUDES THE MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY AND MARTINSVILLE 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.

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 3677 8009 3679 8006 3679 8004 3678 8003
      3678 8001 3679 8003 3679 8001 3683 8000
      3679 7981 3680 7979 3677 7966 3655 7972
      3655 7996
TIME...MOT...LOC 2031Z 325DEG 16KT 3677 8000

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

$$

RS



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