Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA
WFUS51 KAKQ 222037
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
437 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017
The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Central Greensville County in southeastern Virginia...
The City of Emporia in southeastern Virginia...
Southeastern Brunswick County in south central Virginia...
* Until 500 PM EDT
* At 436 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Lawrenceville, moving east at 30 mph.
HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.
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.
* This dangerous storm will be near...
Emporia, Purdy and Radium around 500 PM EDT.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Ante,
Brink, Bufford Crossroads, Lanes Corner, Pleasant Shade, Fields
Crossroads, White Plains, Emporia Reservoir, Cowie Corner and
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.
Please send your reports of hail and or wind damage...including
trees or large limbs downed...by calling NOAA`S National Weather
Service in Wakefield at
...7 5 7...8 9 9...2 4 1 5.
LAT...LON 3663 7792 3681 7791 3684 7751 3670 7749
TIME...MOT...LOC 2036Z 265DEG 26KT 3672 7784