230  
WUUS51 KLWX 152347  
SVRLWX  
VAC003-015-125-165-540-820-160045-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.SV.W.0003.180415T2347Z-180416T0045Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
747 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NORTHEASTERN NELSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHEASTERN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...  
ALBEMARLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
EAST CENTRAL AUGUSTA COUNTY IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...  
THE NORTHEASTERN CITY OF WAYNESBORO IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 845 PM EDT  
 
* AT 747 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM SCHUYLER TO NEAR BUCKINGHAM TO NEAR SHEPPARDS,  
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...DAMAGING WINDS WILL CAUSE SOME TREES AND LARGE BRANCHES  
TO FALL. THIS COULD INJURE THOSE OUTDOORS, AS WELL AS  
DAMAGE HOMES AND VEHICLES. ROADWAYS MAY BECOME BLOCKED BY  
DOWNED TREES. LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.  
UNSECURED LIGHT OBJECTS MAY BECOME PROJECTILES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHARLOTTESVILLE, WAYNESBORO, CROZET, CRIMORA, SCHUYLER, FREE UNION,  
AFTON, CAMPBELL, WESTMORELAND, HOLLYMEAD, IVY, NEW HOPE,  
SCOTTSVILLE, ESMONT, HERMITAGE, NORTH GARDEN, COVESVILLE, YANCEY  
MILLS, STONY POINT AND FLORDON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
GET INDOORS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM WIND AND LIGHTNING. TREES AROUND  
YOU MAY BE DOWNED FROM DAMAGING WINDS, SO IF YOU ARE NEAR LARGE  
TREES, MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR. DON'T DRIVE  
UNDERNEATH TREES OR IN WOODED AREAS UNTIL THE THREAT HAS PASSED.  
 
TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT  
AGENCY. THEY WILL SEND YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
OFFICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3770 7868 3824 7898 3825 7867 3826 7866  
3828 7866 3813 7821 3779 7850 3777 7850  
3776 7862 3771 7866 3768 7865  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2347Z 209DEG 42KT 3780 7868 3760 7851 3735 7844  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
BKF  
 
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