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Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Wednesday May 29th, 2019 :: 04:05 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:15PM

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Greenbrier County in southeastern West Virginia... Northeastern Summers County in southeastern West Virginia...

* Until 415 PM EDT

* At 317 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located from 6 miles north of Quinwood...through Babcock State Park...to 8 miles south of Burnwell, moving east at 45 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... Lewisburg... Rainelle... Alderson... Rupert... and Quinwood.

* AFFECTED AREAS: GREENBRIER, WV ... SUMMERS, WV

Instructions:

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. For your safety, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Stay away from windows. When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any size, as well as reports of any wind damage, including downed trees or large limbs, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg Facebook page and on Twitter.

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Address/Location
Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
171 Arbuckle Ln
Maxwelton, WV 24957

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-645-5444

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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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