785  
WFUS51 KAKQ 160239  
TORAKQ  
VAC007-041-075-145-160300-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.TO.W.0007.180416T0239Z-180416T0300Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
1039 PM EDT SUN APR 15 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...  
CENTRAL AMELIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
CENTRAL POWHATAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 1100 PM EDT  
 
* AT 1038 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A  
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR CHULA, OR NEAR POWHATAN, MOVING NORTH AT  
55 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...  
MANAKIN AROUND 1050 PM EDT.  
GOOCHLAND AND SABOT AROUND 1055 PM EDT.  
OILVILLE AROUND 1100 PM EDT.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE  
GOODWINS STORE, FLAT ROCK, CROZIER, JEFFERSON, PILKINTON, MAIDENS,  
JOHNSONS SPRINGS, SUBLETTS, WINTERHAM AND FINE CREEK MILLS.  
 
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.  
 
PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY CALLING 757-899-2415, POSTING TO THE  
NWS FACEBOOK PAGE, OR USING TWITTER @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3776 7788 3775 7783 3772 7778 3772 7775  
3771 7772 3771 7764 3770 7763 3765 7765  
3762 7765 3725 7789 3728 7800  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0238Z 197DEG 48KT 3745 7790  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...<.75IN  
 

 
 
SCALORA  
 
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