056  
WUUS51 KAKQ 160059  
SVRAKQ  
VAC007-049-075-109-145-160200-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SV.W.0015.180416T0059Z-180416T0200Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
859 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
LOUISA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
EAST CENTRAL CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
GOOCHLAND COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTH CENTRAL AMELIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
POWHATAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 1000 PM EDT  
 
* AT 858 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTH OF CULPEPER TO NEAR LOUISA TO MACON,  
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWERLINES.  
 
* THESE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF  
LOUISA...EAST CENTRAL CUMBERLAND...GOOCHLAND...NORTH CENTRAL  
AMELIA AND POWHATAN COUNTIES, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:  
ORCHID, ROCK CASTLE, LOUISA AIRPORT, MAIDENS, THREE SQUARE, IRWIN,  
MICHAUX, WEST VIEW, TABSCOTT AND OTHMA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
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 3786 7809 3790 7806 3792 7809 3814 7802  
3812 7798 3812 7792 3810 7784 3805 7775  
3802 7775 3803 7773 3801 7772 3801 7769  
3745 7789 3746 7813  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0058Z 221DEG 49KT 3838 7803 3809 7797 3751 7799  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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