118  
WFUS51 KRNK 152145  
TORRNK  
VAC143-590-152230-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.TO.W.0004.180415T2145Z-180415T2230Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
545 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
THE CITY OF DANVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 630 PM EDT  
 
* AT 545 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED OVER RUFFIN, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL. THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY  
OF PRODUCING A TORNADO IN GULIFORD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  
DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE  
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
DANVILLE...  
CHATHAM...  
BLAIRS...  
CALLANDS...  
AND MT AIRY.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATION DANVILLE AIRPORT.  
 
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.  
 
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 3694 7962 3693 7912 3654 7922 3654 7971  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2145Z 205DEG 44KT 3645 7957  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...1.00IN  
 

 
 
PW  
 
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