194  
WUUS51 KRNK 191820  
SVRRNK  
NCC005-171-193-VAC035-077-141-640-191915-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.SV.W.0064.170519T1820Z-170519T1915Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
220 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
EASTERN ALLEGHANY COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
SURRY COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
NORTHEASTERN WILKES COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHWESTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF GALAX IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHEASTERN GRAYSON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHWESTERN PATRICK COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 315 PM EDT  
 
* AT 220 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM GALAX TO NEAR ENNICE TO NEAR MC GRADY, MOVING EAST  
AT 10 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...MINOR DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS POSSIBLE. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE  
TO TREES AND POWER LINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
MOUNT AIRY...  
GALAX...  
ELKIN...  
FAIRVIEW...  
AND FLAT ROCK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. FOR YOUR  
SAFETY, MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY  
BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.  
 
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 3633 8129 3651 8113 3668 8095 3663 8057  
3655 8036 3655 8044 3650 8044 3617 8098  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1820Z 256DEG 11KT 3664 8090 3653 8105 3634 8117  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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