Tornado Warning For portions of Augusta and Nelson County


BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Tornado Warning National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 729 PM EDT SUN APR 15 2018

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...   Northwestern Nelson County in central Virginia...   Southeastern Augusta County in western Virginia...

* Until 815 PM EDT

* At 728 PM EDT, a confirmed tornado was located near Forks Of   Buffalo, moving north at 50 mph.

  HAZARD...Damaging tornado and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Weather spotters confirmed tornado.

  IMPACT...For those in the direct path of a tornado touchdown,            flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without            shelter. Damage to roofs, siding, and windows may occur.            Mobile homes may be damaged or destroyed. Tree damage is            likely.

* The tornado will be near...   Montebello around 750 PM EDT.   Stuarts Draft around 805 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Summerdean, Piney River, Lyndhurst, Greenville, Middlebrook, Tyro, Spottswood, Afton Mountain, Massies Mill and Jonesboro.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Sterling Virginia.

 

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