534  
WUUS51 KRLX 172338  
SVRRLX  
WVC039-180015-  
/O.NEW.KRLX.SV.W.0056.180617T2338Z-180618T0015Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
738 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL KANAWHA COUNTY IN CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 815 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 738 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CHARLESTON,  
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHARLESTON, CHESAPEAKE, MARMET, BELLE AND COAL FORK.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 77 IN WEST VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 96 AND 99.  
WEST VIRGINIA TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 85 AND 95.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.  
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN  
HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY  
CALLING TOLL FREE, 800 401 9535, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
YOU MAY ALSO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE  
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE, OR  
BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG, NWSRLX.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3828 8171 3835 8165 3832 8140 3815 8154  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2338Z 301DEG 18KT 3830 8165  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
KISTNER  
 
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