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WUUS51 KRNK 041853  
SVRRNK  
VAC009-019-023-031-163-530-680-042000-  
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
253 PM EDT TUE MAY 4 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
THE CITY OF BUENA VISTA IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHWESTERN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTH CENTRAL CAMPBELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHEASTERN BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
WESTERN AMHERST COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 400 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 253 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER MONTVALE,  
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
LYNCHBURG...  
BUENA VISTA...  
BEDFORD...  
BUCHANAN...  
GLASGOW...  
BIG ISLAND...  
AND MONTVALE.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, THE  
NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL, AND LYNCHBURG AIRPORT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR 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 3730 7973 3754 7988 3779 7932 3737 7904  
3732 7902  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1853Z 243DEG 26KT 3741 7973  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
VFJ  
 
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