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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
647 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
APPOMATTOX COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
CHARLOTTE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
CAMPBELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHEASTERN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHWESTERN HALIFAX COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
EASTERN AMHERST COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHEASTERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
BUCKINGHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 815 PM EDT  
 
* AT 647 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR TIMBERLAKE TO MT LAUREL, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 70  
MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE  
TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
LYNCHBURG...  
BUCKINGHAM...  
ALTAVISTA...  
AMHERST...  
AND APPOMATTOX.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS LIBERTY UNIVERSITY AND  
LYNCHBURG AIRPORT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY  
FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO GO AT ONCE INTO THE  
BASEMENT OR SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE.  
 
PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS, AS WELL AS  
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. 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 REPORTS OF ANY 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.  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL,  
SOUTH CENTRAL AND WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA.  
 
LAT...LON 3734 7846 3733 7852 3740 7859 3726 7868  
3719 7868 3708 7844 3692 7848 3695 7909  
3715 7952 3772 7907 3770 7899 3755 7890  
3754 7884 3763 7882 3764 7872 3775 7862  
3776 7851 3780 7849 3775 7844 3769 7824  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2247Z 207DEG 63KT 3729 7929 3685 7877  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
PW  
 
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