Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued
The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Alleghany County in northwestern North Carolina...
  Western Surry County in northwestern North Carolina...
  Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina...
  Southeastern Watauga County in northwestern North Carolina...
  Eastern Ashe County in northwestern North Carolina...
  Pulaski County in southwestern Virginia...
  Northeastern Smyth County in southwestern Virginia...
  Southern Bland County in southwestern Virginia...
  Wythe County in southwestern Virginia...
  Carroll County in southwestern Virginia...
  The City of Galax in southwestern Virginia...
  Grayson County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 245 PM EDT.

* At 205 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
  extending from near Ceres to Mouth Of Wilson to 8 miles northwest
  of Lenoir, moving east at 45 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Pulaski...
  Wytheville...
  Galax...
  Bland...
  North Wilkesboro...
  Wilkesboro...
  and Hillsville.

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.

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.