Issued by NWS Sterling, VA
WFUS51 KLWX 211345
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
945 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017
...This message is for test purposes only...
* This is a test message. Tornado Warning for...
all of Virginia...
* Until 1000 AM EDT
* This is a test message. This practice tornado warning for all
cities and counties in Virginia is issued as part of the 2017
Virginia statewide tornado drill. Repeat, this is a test tornado
warning for Virginia cities and counties only. No severe weather
is actually occurring. You should review and implement your severe
weather safety procedures at this time.
* This is a test message. Locations include all cities and counties
When a real tornado warning is issued, a tornado has either been
sighted, or detected by National Weather Service Doppler radar. When
a real tornado warning is issued, get to the basement, or interior
portion of the lowest level of the building. Stay away from windows.
Get into a small room such as a closet or bathroom. Get as many
walls as possible between you and the outside part of the structure.
If you are in a mobile home or older manufactured home, leave it, and
get into a reinforced building or home, or lie down in a low lying
area. If you are caught outside and see the tornado close to you,
try to get into a sturdy building. Otherwise, get into a ditch or
ravine. This test tornado warning has been issued as part of
Virginia Tornado Preparedness Day. No severe weather is actually
This is a test message. Do not take action based on this message.
LAT...LON 3855 7963 3833 7932 3880 7898 3874 7883
3905 7845 3941 7827 3910 7783 3929 7769
3883 7705 3833 7732 3833 7707 3815 7707
3824 7737 3799 7764 3813 7821 3777 7850
3754 7889 3810 7949 3816 7944 3831 7981
TIME...MOT...LOC 1345Z 180DEG 0KT 3825 7915