190  
WUUS51 KRNK 302008  
SVRRNK  
VAC023-045-161-770-775-302115-  
/O.NEW.KRNK.SV.W.0285.190930T2008Z-190930T2115Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
408 PM EDT MON SEP 30 2019  
 
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...  
THE CITY OF ROANOKE IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHWESTERN BOTETOURT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 515 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 408 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER NEW CASTLE,  
MOVING SOUTH AT 15 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...  
SALEM...  
VINTON...  
NEW CASTLE...  
CATAWBA...  
HOLLINS...  
AND ABBOTT.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THE SALEM FAIRGROUNDS AND  
ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS, AS WELL AS  
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. FOR YOUR SAFETY, MOVE TO AN  
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. STAY AWAY  
FROM WINDOWS.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 
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 3757 8000 3728 7985 3726 7986 3723 7984  
3722 7985 3718 8018 3755 8018  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2008Z 352DEG 12KT 3751 8010  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
PW  
 
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