Weather Alerts - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

Warnings

severe thunderstorm
Greenbrier County, WV

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM EDT
FOR NORTHWESTERN ALLEGHANY...WEST CENTRAL BATH AND EAST CENTRAL
GREENBRIER COUNTIES...

AT 515 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
NEOLA WEST VIRGINIA...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS POSSIBLE. WIND MAY BLOW DOWN
TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
RENICK...
NEOLA...
FALLING SPRING...
LAKE MOOMAW...
AND NATURAL WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

IF ON OR NEAR LAKE MOOMAW...GET AWAY FROM THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE
CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO
NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF HAIL OF ANY
SIZE...AS WELL AS ANY REPORTS OF 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 3812 7983 3783 8001 3789 8045 3808 8031
3805 8026 3804 8016 3806 8011 3806 7996
3810 7993 3811 7994
TIME...MOT...LOC 2116Z 279DEG 19KT 3795 8023

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

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Watches

flash flood
Fayette County, WV

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA AND
SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...NICHOLAS. IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
BOONE...FAYETTE...KANAWHA...LOGAN...MINGO...RALEIGH AND
WYOMING.

* UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO TRAIN OVER THE AREA
INTO THIS EVENING. IT WILL TAKE AROUND 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN 3
HOURS TO CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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Raleigh County, WV

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA AND
SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...NICHOLAS. IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
BOONE...FAYETTE...KANAWHA...LOGAN...MINGO...RALEIGH AND
WYOMING.

* UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO TRAIN OVER THE AREA
INTO THIS EVENING. IT WILL TAKE AROUND 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN 3
HOURS TO CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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Wyoming County, WV

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA AND
SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...NICHOLAS. IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA...
BOONE...FAYETTE...KANAWHA...LOGAN...MINGO...RALEIGH AND
WYOMING.

* UNTIL 1 AM EDT WEDNESDAY

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO TRAIN OVER THE AREA
INTO THIS EVENING. IT WILL TAKE AROUND 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN 3
HOURS TO CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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