327  
WUUS51 KRLX 210002  
SVRRLX  
WVC005-039-210030-  
/O.NEW.KRLX.SV.W.0049.170521T0002Z-170521T0030Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
802 PM EDT SAT MAY 20 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
WEST CENTRAL KANAWHA COUNTY IN CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...  
NORTH CENTRAL BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 830 PM EDT  
 
* AT 801 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MARMET, OR 8  
MILES SOUTH OF CHARLESTON, MOVING NORTH AT 10 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...  
CHARLESTON, NITRO, JEFFERSON, SOUTH CHARLESTON, ST. ALBANS, DUNBAR,  
CHESAPEAKE, MARMET, BELLE, ALUM CREEK, INSTITUTE, CROSS LANES, COAL  
FORK AND TORNADO.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 79 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 5.  
INTERSTATE 77 IN WEST VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 96 AND 109.  
INTERSTATE 64 IN WEST VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 48 AND 57.  
WEST VIRGINIA TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 88 AND 95.  
ROUTE 119 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 69 AND 80.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY  
CALLING TOLL FREE, 800 401 9535, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
YOU MAY ALSO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE  
CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE, OR  
BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG, NWSRLX.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3838 8186 3845 8172 3845 8155 3822 8153  
3819 8175 3830 8182 3831 8181 3832 8183  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0001Z 166DEG 7KT 3822 8166  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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