865  
WFUS51 KLWX 160005  
TORLWX  
VAC015-790-820-160030-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.TO.W.0003.180416T0005Z-180416T0030Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
805 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHEASTERN AUGUSTA COUNTY IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF STAUNTON IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF WAYNESBORO IN WESTERN VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 830 PM EDT  
 
* AT 805 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED NEAR STUARTS DRAFT, OR NEAR WAYNESBORO, MOVING NORTH AT  
55 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
IMPACT...FOR THOSE IN THE DIRECT PATH OF A TORNADO TOUCHDOWN,  
FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND WINDOWS MAY OCCUR.  
MOBILE HOMES MAY BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. TREE DAMAGE IS  
LIKELY.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
STAUNTON, WAYNESBORO, STUARTS DRAFT, CRIMORA, SHERANDO,  
FISHERSVILLE, VERONA, WEYERS CAVE, LYNDHURST, NEW HOPE, MOUNT  
SIDNEY, HERMITAGE, FORT DEFIANCE, STAUNTON AIRPORT AND AFTON  
MOUNTAIN.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3804 7910 3831 7904 3829 7890 3825 7881  
3821 7875 3820 7875 3817 7877 3816 7877  
3800 7890  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0005Z 197DEG 48KT 3807 7900  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...1.00IN  
 

 
 
BKF  
 
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