723  
WFUS51 KRNK 152307  
TORRNK  
VAC009-019-031-680-152345-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
707 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
NORTH CENTRAL CAMPBELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
AMHERST COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHEASTERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 745 PM EDT  
 
* AT 707 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED OVER LYNCHBURG, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
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...  
LYNCHBURG...  
AMHERST...  
FORKS OF BUFFALO...  
CLIFFORD...  
AND FOREST.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS LIBERTY UNIVERSITY AND  
LYNCHBURG 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 3775 7906 3771 7906 3771 7902 3767 7897  
3755 7890 3754 7887 3753 7890 3752 7889  
3750 7892 3750 7895 3749 7894 3744 7901  
3741 7901 3727 7917 3738 7938 3781 7917  
3781 7915  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2307Z 203DEG 45KT 3740 7920  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...1.00IN  
 

 
 
PW  
 
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