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Barbour County OEM / 911
Friday July 26th, 2019 :: 05:54 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:45PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Upshur County in northeastern West Virginia... South central Barbour County in northeastern West Virginia...

* Until 645 PM EDT.

* At 552 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Audra State Park, moving north at 5 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Philippi and Audra State Park.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BARBOUR, WV ... UPSHUR, WV

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. 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.

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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