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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
222 PM EDT TUE MAY 4 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
ROANOKE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHEASTERN CRAIG COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF SALEM IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF ROANOKE IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHWESTERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHWESTERN BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHERN FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 315 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 222 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SHAWSVILLE,  
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 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...  
ROANOKE...  
BLACKSBURG...  
SALEM...  
CHRISTIANSBURG...  
VINTON...  
TROUTVILLE...  
AND BOONES MILL.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THE SALEM FAIRGROUNDS AND  
ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT.  
 
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 3699 8022 3727 8045 3757 7983 3716 7948  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1822Z 247DEG 26KT 3714 8026  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
VFJ  
 
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