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Barbour County OEM / 911
Monday August 13th, 2018 :: 03:53 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:30PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Taylor County in northern West Virginia... Northeastern Barbour County in northeastern West Virginia...

* Until 430 PM EDT.

* At 348 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Newburg, or 9 miles northeast of Grafton, moving south at 25 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... Grafton, Philippi, Moatsville, Tygart Lake State Park, Thornton, Knottsville and Nestorville.

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

Instructions:

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