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Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Wednesday May 29th, 2019 :: 05:01 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:15PM

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... The City of Covington in west central Virginia... Alleghany County in west central Virginia... Northeastern Giles County in southwestern Virginia... Craig County in southwestern Virginia... Northwestern Botetourt County in west central Virginia... Southwestern Greenbrier County in southeastern West Virginia... Eastern Summers County in southeastern West Virginia... East central Mercer County in southeastern West Virginia... Monroe County in southeastern West Virginia...

* Until 515 PM EDT

* At 436 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Alderson to near Wolfcreek to near Elgood, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Alleghany... Covington... Clifton Forge... Lewisburg... and White Sulphur Springs. This includes The following Location The West Virginia State Fairgrounds.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MERCER, WV ... ALLEGHANY, VA ... GREENBRIER, WV ... MONROE, WV ... GILES, VA ... CITY OF COVINGTON, VA ... BOTETOURT, VA ... SUMMERS, WV ... CRAIG, VA

Instructions:

Prepare immediately for 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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