451  
WUUS51 KRNK 192047  
SVRRNK  
VAC083-192115-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.SV.W.0068.170519T2047Z-170519T2115Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
447 PM EDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHWESTERN HALIFAX COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 515 PM EDT  
 
* AT 447 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM HALIFAX TO NEAR SEMORA, MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL  
DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES. EXPECT  
CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO  
MOBILE HOMES, ROOFS, AND OUTBUILDINGS.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SOUTH BOSTON...  
HALIFAX...  
TURBEVILLE...  
SCOTTSBURG...  
AND CLUSTER SPRINGS.  
 
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 3654 7893 3654 7906 3655 7919 3672 7906  
3669 7899 3680 7892 3675 7876  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2047Z 272DEG 19KT 3677 7894 3654 7913  
 
HAIL...1.50IN  
WIND...70MPH  
 

 
 
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