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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
612 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
THE CITY OF BUENA VISTA IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF LEXINGTON IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHWESTERN AMHERST COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
EASTERN BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 730 PM EDT  
 
* AT 611 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR  
CHAMBLISSBURG, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE  
TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
LEXINGTON...  
BUENA VISTA...  
BEDFORD...  
BUCHANAN...  
AND GLASGOW.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS VMI AND THE NATIONAL D-DAY  
MEMORIAL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS, AS WELL AS  
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. 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.  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL,  
SOUTH CENTRAL AND WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA.  
 
LAT...LON 3789 7915 3781 7917 3781 7914 3778 7911  
3778 7908 3772 7907 3771 7904 3705 7959  
3716 7970 3715 7970 3715 7971 3719 7972  
3719 7976 3723 7978 3721 7980 3725 7985  
3776 7968 3785 7961 3788 7965 3808 7948  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2211Z 209DEG 44KT 3726 7963  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
PW  
 
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