700  
WUUS51 KLWX 032153  
SVRLWX  
VAC069-WVC003-037-032245-  
/O.NEW.KLWX.SV.W.0020.210503T2153Z-210503T2245Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
553 PM EDT MON MAY 3 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
EAST CENTRAL FREDERICK COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
CENTRAL JEFFERSON COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHERN BERKELEY COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 645 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 552 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR INWOOD, OR 9  
MILES SOUTHEAST OF GREENWOOD, MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...DAMAGING WINDS WILL CAUSE SOME TREES AND LARGE BRANCHES  
TO FALL. THIS COULD INJURE THOSE OUTDOORS, AS WELL AS  
DAMAGE HOMES AND VEHICLES. ROADWAYS MAY BECOME BLOCKED BY  
DOWNED TREES. LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.  
UNSECURED LIGHT OBJECTS MAY BECOME PROJECTILES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
CHARLES TOWN, RANSON, INWOOD, KEARNEYSVILLE, CORPORATION OF RANSON,  
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, MIDDLEWAY, GLENGARY, GERRARDSTOWN, VANVILLE,  
RIDGEWAY, BUNKER HILL, HALLTOWN AND MILLVILLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY  
FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO GO AT ONCE INTO THE  
BASEMENT OR SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE.  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3929 7820 3939 7817 3940 7778 3923 7779  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2152Z 270DEG 22KT 3933 7814  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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