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Tornado Warning

Statement as of 6:15 PM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 6:45 PM EDT on September 28, 2016


The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
southwestern Amherst County in central Virginia...
the city of Lynchburg in central Virginia...
northeastern Bedford County in south central Virginia...

* until 645 PM EDT

* at 615 PM EDT... a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
tornado was located over Boonsboro... moving east at 30 mph.

Hazard... tornado and hail up to two inches in diameter.

Source... radar indicated rotation.

Impact... flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
           shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
           Damage to roofs... windows... and vehicles will occur.
           Tree damage is likely.

* Locations impacted include...
Lynchburg...
Forest...
Boonsboro...
Coleman Falls...
and Madison Heights.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the
tornado. Take cover now!

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 3742 7907 3739 7906 3739 7908 3738 7910
      3737 7930 3751 7936 3755 7911 3742 7905
time... Mot... loc 2215z 266deg 25kt 3745 7923

Tornado... radar indicated
hail... 2.00in


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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 6:07 PM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 6:45 PM EDT on September 28, 2016


... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 645 PM EDT
for western Appomattox... Amherst... central Campbell and northeastern
Bedford counties and the city of Lynchburg...

At 606 PM EDT... severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Pleasant View to near Boonsboro to near Forest...
moving east at 40 mph.

Hazard... Golf Ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
         damage to roofs... siding... windows... and vehicles. Expect
         wind damage to roofs... siding... and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Lynchburg...
Bedford...
Amherst...
Appomattox...
and Rustburg.

This includes the following locations Liberty University and
Lynchburg Airport.

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.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms... 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.


Lat... Lon 3713 7902 3734 7951 3749 7946 3763 7940
      3765 7936 3772 7907 3770 7903 3770 7899
      3741 7882 3711 7895
time... Mot... loc 2206z 280deg 34kt 3757 7922 3746 7921 3740 7926

Hail... 1.75in
wind... 60mph


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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 6:24 PM EDT on September 28, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on September 28, 2016


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 488 remains in effect until 1000 PM EDT

VA
. Virginia counties included are

Albemarle Amelia Amherst
Appomattox Bedford Botetourt
Brunswick Buckingham Campbell
Caroline Charles City Charlotte
Chesterfield Cumberland Dinwiddie
Essex Floyd Fluvanna
Franklin Gloucester Goochland
Greensville Halifax Hanover
Henrico Henry Isle of Wight
James City King And Queen King George
King William Lancaster Louisa
Lunenburg Mathews Mecklenburg
Middlesex Nelson New Kent
Northumberland Nottoway Orange
Patrick Pittsylvania Powhatan
Prince Edward Prince George Richmond
Roanoke Rockbridge Southampton
Spotsylvania Stafford Surry
Sussex Westmoreland York




Virginia independent cities included are

Buena Vista Charlottesville Colonial Heights
Danville Emporia Franklin
Fredericksburg Hampton Hopewell
Lexington Lynchburg Martinsville
Newport News Petersburg Poquoson
Richmond Roanoke Salem
Suffolk Williamsburg




Local Storm Report



09/28/2016 0558 PM

4 miles SSW of Coleman fall, Bedford County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by public.






09/28/2016 0558 PM

4 miles SSW of Coleman fall, Bedford County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by public.






09/28/2016 0558 PM

4 miles SSW of Coleman fall, Bedford County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by public.




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