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severe thunderstorm
Amherst, VA

VAC009-680-162230-
/O.NEW.KRNK.SV.W.0106.180716T2143Z-180716T2230Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA
543 PM EDT MON JUL 16 2018

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Southeastern Amherst County in central Virginia...
The northeastern City of Lynchburg in central Virginia...

* Until 630 PM EDT

* At 543 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Madison
Heights, moving northeast at 30 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...
Lynchburg...
Amherst...
Madison Heights...
Falconerville...
and Riverville.

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.

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.

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LAT...LON 3753 7890 3752 7889 3750 7891 3750 7895
3749 7894 3745 7901 3743 7902 3743 7904
3742 7907 3739 7906 3739 7908 3737 7912
3747 7921 3747 7918 3748 7921 3751 7923
3767 7897 3755 7890 3755 7887
TIME...MOT...LOC 2143Z 235DEG 36KT 3746 7912

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...60MPH

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