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Local WV Counties Under Thunderstorm Warning

July 27th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  East central Grant County in eastern West Virginia...
  South central Mineral County in eastern West Virginia...
  Northwestern Hardy County in eastern West Virginia...
  Southwestern Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 330 PM EDT.

* At 249 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Moorefield,
  moving northeast at 25 mph.



  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches
           to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as
           damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by
           downed trees. Localized power outages are possible.
           Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.

* Locations impacted include...
  Moorefield, Burlington, Russelldale, Bean Settlement, Old Fields,
  Arthur, Purgitsville, Headsville, Lahmansville, Rig, Mcneill,
  Fisher, Inkerman, Kirby, Williamsport and Junction.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around
you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large
trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don`t drive
underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.

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