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Pocahontas County Emergency Management
Friday May 17th, 2019 :: 06:08 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:00PM

The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Randolph County in northeastern West Virginia... Northeastern Pocahontas County in northeastern West Virginia... Northeastern Upshur County in northeastern West Virginia... Southern Barbour County in northeastern West Virginia...

* Until 700 PM EDT.

* At 601 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Audra State Park, moving southeast at 30 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... Elkins, Buckhannon, Audra State Park, Belington, Mill Creek, Dailey, Beverly, Junior, Womelsdorf (Coalton), Volga, Glady, Bowden, Ellamore, Tallmansville and Overhill. This includes Route 33 between mile markers 15 and 35.

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

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Address/Location
Pocahontas County Emergency Management
1008 Jury St
Marlinton, WV 24954

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-799-4567

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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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