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BREAKING: Tornado Warning Issued for Virginia Counties

BREAKING: Tornado Warning Issued for Virginia Counties

United States, Virginia, Weather 0 Comment

From the National Weather Service:

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a 
 
* Tornado Warning for... 
The northwestern City of Chesapeake in southeastern Virginia... 
The southeastern City of Suffolk in southeastern Virginia... 
 
* Until 600 PM EDT 
 
* At 533 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado 
was located over Downtown Suffolk, moving east at 35 mph. 
HAZARD...Tornado and ping pong ball size hail. 
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. 
 
* This dangerous storm will be near... 
Bowers Hill around 550 PM EDT. 
Chesapeake around 555 PM EDT. 
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include 
Suffolk Airport, Saunders, Magnolia, Nurney, Chesapeake Airport and 
Kilby. 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED 
HAIL...1.50IN
Instructions: 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. Please send your reports of hail and or wind damage…including trees or large limbs downed…by calling NOAA`S National Weather Service in Wakefield at …7 5 7…8 9 9…2 4 1 5.
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