National Weather Service issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Western Roanoke County in west central Virginia...
  Northeastern Pulaski County in southwestern Virginia...
  Eastern Giles County in southwestern Virginia...
  Southwestern Craig County in southwestern Virginia...
  The City of Radford in southwestern Virginia...
  Montgomery County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 515 PM EDT

* At 430 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over McCoy,
  moving east at 35 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...
  Blacksburg...
  Christiansburg...
  Radford...
  Pearisburg...
  and Pembroke.

This includes The following Location Virginia Tech.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Prepare immediately for large hail and 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.
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