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Office: RNK WUUS51 KRNK 110034 SVRRNK VAC163-110115- /O.NEW.KRNK.SV.W.0267.220811T0034Z-220811T0115Z/ BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service BLACKSBURG VA 834 PM EDT Wed Aug 10 2022 The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Rockbridge County in west central Virginia... * Until 915 PM EDT. * At 833 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Fairfield, or near Rockbridge Baths, moving east 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... Brownsburg... Vesuvius... and Fairfield. 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. Locally heavy rain will quickly reduce visibility and result in ponding of water on roadways, standing water in low lying areas, and minor flooding of creeks, streams, and areas of poor drainage. Drivers are urged to slow down and use extra caution to avoid hydroplaning. 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 3792 7919 3789 7915 3785 7915 3784 7916 3783 7915 3782 7917 3784 7940 3800 7937 3800 7933 TIME...MOT...LOC 0033Z 276DEG 24KT 3791 7930 HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...1.00 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH $$ ET
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