Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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WFUS51 KAKQ 201345

WFUS51 KAKQ 201345

TEST...Tornado Warning...TEST
National Weather Service WAKEFIELD VA
945 AM EDT TUE MAR 20 2018

...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 2018
  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
  in Virginia.


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 3706 7836 3709 7822 3786 7806 3770 7781
      3823 7737 3816 7668 3789 7624 3801 7528
      3798 7543 3798 7531 3744 7581 3745 7569
      3744 7570 3737 7588 3737 7578 3694 7600
      3657 7587 3672 7594 3657 7596 3657 7870
TIME...MOT...LOC 1342Z 236DEG 204KT 3709 7743


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