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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Greenbrier and Monroe counties

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHEASTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA... MONROE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT *

AT 429 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR WILLIAMSBURG TO ORGAN CAVE TO RAINES CORNER... MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... LEWISBURG... WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS... RONCEVERTE... UNION... AND RENICK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATION THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE FAIRGROUNDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS...AS WELL AS DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. FOR YOUR SAFETY...MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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