639  
WUUS51 KAKQ 172229  
SVRAKQ  
VAC007-041-087-145-760-172315-  
/O.NEW.KAKQ.SV.W.0123.180917T2229Z-180917T2315Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA  
629 PM EDT MON SEP 17 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
THE CITY OF RICHMOND IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
NORTHERN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
WESTERN HENRICO COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
CENTRAL AMELIA COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHEASTERN POWHATAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 715 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 629 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER MOSELEY,  
MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWERLINES.  
 
* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR,  
CHESTERFIELD COURT HOUSE AROUND 655 PM EDT.  
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND AND BON AIR AROUND 700 PM EDT.  
DOWNTOWN RICHMOND, BENSLEY AND BELLWOOD AROUND 705 PM EDT.  
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY, VIRGINIA UNION  
UNIVERSITY AND LAKESIDE AROUND 710 PM EDT.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE FLAT  
ROCK, WINTERPOCK, PILKINTON, MIDLOTHIAN, POCAHONTAS STATE PARK,  
SKINQUARTER, BEACH, GREENDALE, ROSLYN HILLS AND HOLLY HILLS.  
 
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.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY CALLING 757-899-2415, POSTING TO THE  
NWS WAKEFIELD FACEBOOK PAGE, OR USING TWITTER @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.  
 

 
 
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL  
VIRGINIA.  
 
LAT...LON 3758 7769 3756 7765 3757 7763 3758 7763  
3758 7762 3760 7763 3764 7746 3740 7738  
3730 7785 3749 7793  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2229Z 250DEG 27KT 3744 7780  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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