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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
753 PM EDT THU AUG 17 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHEASTERN WILKES COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 830 PM EDT  
 
* AT 752 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER WILKESBORO,  
MOVING EAST AT 20 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...  
NORTH WILKESBORO...  
WILKESBORO...  
RONDA...  
WINDY GAP...  
AND BUCK.  
 
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 3604 8119 3603 8122 3620 8124 3628 8087  
3606 8088 3606 8098 3604 8105 3603 8106  
3603 8110 3604 8111 3604 8114 3603 8116  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2352Z 265DEG 19KT 3613 8114  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
MBS  
 
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