609  
WUUS51 KRNK 192010  
SVRRNK  
VAC083-143-192115-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.SV.W.0067.170519T2010Z-170519T2115Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
410 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NORTHEASTERN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHWESTERN HALIFAX COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 515 PM EDT  
 
* AT 410 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CHALK LEVEL,  
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...MINOR DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS POSSIBLE. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE  
TO TREES AND POWER LINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
HALIFAX...  
GRETNA...  
MT AIRY...  
NATHALIE...  
AND INGRAM.  
 
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 3686 7941 3704 7932 3693 7883 3669 7899  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2010Z 293DEG 17KT 3693 7928  
 
HAIL...1.25IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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