889  
WUUS51 KRNK 191636  
SVRRNK  
VAC089-690-191730-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.SV.W.0057.170519T1636Z-170519T1730Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
1236 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
HENRY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 130 PM EDT  
 
* AT 1235 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SANVILLE,  
MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
MARTINSVILLE...  
BASSETT...  
AXTON...  
LEATHERWOOD...  
AND VILLA HEIGHTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS. FOR YOUR SAFETY, MOVE TO AN  
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. STAY AWAY  
FROM WINDOWS.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO, PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF HAIL OF ANY  
SIZE, AS WELL AS REPORTS OF ANY WIND DAMAGE, INCLUDING DOWNED TREES  
OR LARGE LIMBS, TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE  
AT 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS AND PICTURES CAN ALSO BE  
SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG FACEBOOK PAGE AND  
ON TWITTER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3666 8006 3672 8009 3679 8009 3679 8004  
3678 8003 3678 8001 3679 8003 3679 8001  
3680 8001 3678 7966 3654 7971 3654 7972  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1635Z 284DEG 17KT 3672 8005  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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