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Barbour County OEM / 911
Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 :: 04:50 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:15PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Doddridge County in northern West Virginia... West central Harrison County in northern West Virginia...

* Until 515 PM EDT.

* At 440 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Salem, or 12 miles northwest of Clarksburg, moving southeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Salem, Sedalia and Wolf Summit. This includes Route 50 in West Virginia between mile markers 66 and 75.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DODDRIDGE, WV ... HARRISON, WV

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Please report severe weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely. You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.

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Address/Location
Barbour County OEM / 911
111 Overlook Dr
Philippi, WV 26416

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-457-5167

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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