015  
WUUS51 KRNK 052224  
SVRRNK  
VAC019-023-067-161-770-775-052330-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.SV.W.0250.220805T2224Z-220805T2330Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
624 PM EDT FRI AUG 5 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
EASTERN ROANOKE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF SALEM IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
THE CITY OF ROANOKE IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHWESTERN BEDFORD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHERN BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTH CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 730 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 624 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR SPRINGWOOD TO NEAR CAVE SPRING, MOVING EAST AT  
20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ROANOKE...  
SALEM...  
VINTON...  
BUCHANAN...  
TROUTVILLE...  
STEWARTSVILLE...  
AND MONTVALE.  
 
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.  
 
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN  
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS, STANDING WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS, AND  
MINOR FLOODING OF CREEKS, STREAMS, AND AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE.  
DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID  
HYDROPLANING.  
 
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 3751 7943 3707 7984 3725 8015 3762 7983  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2224Z 275DEG 17KT 3752 7980 3725 8003  
 
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED  
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN  
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED  
MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH  
 

 
 
RS  
 
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