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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Northern Raleigh, Northwestern Fayette

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHERN RALEIGH COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA... NORTHWESTERN FAYETTE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA... EAST CENTRAL BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA... SOUTHEASTERN KANAWHA COUNTY IN CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT * AT 255 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BURNWELL...OR 18 MILES WEST OF FAYETTEVILLE...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... MONTGOMERY...CEDAR GROVE...EAST BANK...GLASGOW...SMITHERS... PRATT...POWELLTON...BURNWELL...WHITESVILLE...HANDLEY...SYLVESTER... ESKDALE...POND GAP...SHARON...DOROTHY...LEEWOOD AND DAWES. THIS INCLUDES WEST VIRGINIA TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 65 AND 85. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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

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