916  
WFUS51 KAKQ 130248  
TORAKQ  
VAC007-041-075-145-130315-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.TO.W.0002.180113T0248Z-180113T0315Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
948 PM EST FRI JAN 12 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
NORTHWESTERN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHEASTERN GOOCHLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHWESTERN AMELIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
POWHATAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 1015 PM EST  
 
* AT 947 PM EST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED NEAR MORVEN, OR NEAR AMELIA COURTHOUSE, MOVING  
NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO.  
 
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...  
CHULA AROUND 955 PM EST.  
POWHATAN AND MACON AROUND 1000 PM EST.  
SABOT AROUND 1010 PM EST.  
TUCKAHOE AND MANAKIN AROUND 1015 PM EST.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE  
CROZIER, ROCK CASTLE, PILKINTON, MAIDENS, IRWIN, WINTERHAM,  
MAPLEWOOD, FINE CREEK MILLS, MICHAUX AND DEATONVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 
TORNADOES ARE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. DO NOT  
WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW!  
 
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 3773 7791 3759 7762 3758 7762 3758 7763  
3756 7765 3756 7763 3755 7763 3735 7787  
3730 7807 3731 7815 3734 7821  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0247Z 228DEG 55KT 3736 7810  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...<.75  
 

 
 
JM  
 
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