998  
WUUS51 KAKQ 160012  
SVRAKQ  
VAC109-160100-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SV.W.0011.180416T0012Z-180416T0100Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
812 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
LOUISA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 900 PM EDT  
 
* AT 811 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR FREE UNION TO NEAR LAKE MONTICELLO TO FORK  
UNION TO NEAR CUMBERLAND, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWERLINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
LOUISA, MINERAL, FERNCLIFF, BOSWELLS TAVERN, GORDONSVILLE,  
PENDLETON, LOUISA AIRPORT, GREEN SPRINGS, ZION CROSSROADS, CUCKOO,  
YANCEYVILLE, WALDROP, BYRD MILL, TREVILIANS, WARES CROSSROADS AND  
VAWTER CORNER.  
 
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 THESE STORMS. 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.  
 
PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY CALLING 757-899-2415, POSTING TO THE  
NWS FACEBOOK PAGE, OR USING TWITTER @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT FOR CENTRAL  
VIRGINIA.  
 
LAT...LON 3813 7821 3814 7812 3815 7811 3813 7805  
3814 7801 3812 7798 3811 7793 3812 7792  
3811 7790 3810 7784 3808 7779 3798 7785  
3785 7797 3789 7802 3796 7822 3798 7823  
3801 7831  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0011Z 214DEG 38KT 3808 7859 3794 7839 3776 7825 3757  
7823  
 
HAIL...0.88IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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