038  
WUUS51 KAKQ 160038  
SVRAKQ  
VAC111-117-160115-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SV.W.0014.180416T0038Z-180416T0115Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
838 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL MECKLENBURG COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHWESTERN LUNENBURG COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 915 PM EDT  
 
* AT 837 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CLARKSVILLE,  
OR 14 MILES EAST OF VIRGILINA, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWERLINES.  
 
* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR,  
CLARKSVILLE AROUND 840 PM EDT.  
BOYDTON AROUND 850 PM EDT.  
CHASE CITY AROUND 855 PM EDT.  
REHOBOTH AND KELLS CORNER AROUND 905 PM EDT.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE GARY,  
WILBURN, SPANISH GROVE, LOVES MILL, FINCHLEY, NORTH VIEW, FINNEYWOOD,  
SKIPWITH, FAIRVIEW AND PLANTERSVILLE.  
 
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.  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
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 SOUTH  
CENTRAL VIRGINIA.  
 
LAT...LON 3665 7860 3664 7858 3664 7856 3685 7852  
3689 7849 3699 7847 3689 7812 3654 7839  
3654 7865  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0037Z 204DEG 49KT 3653 7852  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...0.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
ZIMMERMAN  
 
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