National Weather Service issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for our area

National Weather Service issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for our area
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
1044 PM EDT Mon Jun 13 2022

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northwestern Pulaski County in southwestern Virginia...
  Southwestern Giles County in southwestern Virginia...
  Northeastern Tazewell County in southwestern Virginia...
  Bland County in southwestern Virginia...
  Wythe County in southwestern Virginia...
  Mercer County in southeastern West Virginia...

* Until midnight EDT.

* At 1043 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near Camp Creek to near Tiptop, moving southeast at
  30 mph.

  HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to
           mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include...
  Bluefield...
  Pulaski...
  Wytheville...
  Bland...
  Princeton...
  Tazewell...
  and Narrows.

This includes the following location, the Mercer County Airport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare immediately for 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.

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.

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LAT...LON 3722 8170 3721 8156 3723 8151 3726 8150
      3725 8148 3727 8142 3742 8131 3741 8129
      3742 8128 3746 8131 3750 8126 3752 8121
      3725 8060 3721 8061 3719 8060 3681 8103
      3679 8109 3677 8109 3724 8173
TIME...MOT...LOC 0243Z 303DEG 24KT 3751 8108 3717 8143

THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...70 MPH