|Severe Thunderstorm Watch
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Areas Affected: Barbour; Braxton; Brooke; Calhoun; Clay; Doddridge; Gilmer; Hancock; Harrison; Jackson; Kanawha; Lewis; Marion; Marshall; Monongalia; Ohio; Pleasants; Preston; Ritchie; Roane; Taylor; Tucker; Tyler; Upshur; Wetzel; Wirt; Wood
NWS Storm Prediction Center (Storm Prediction Center - Norman, Oklahoma)
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS WV . WEST VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BARBOUR BRAXTON BROOKE CALHOUN CLAY DODDRIDGE GILMER HANCOCK HARRISON JACKSON KANAWHA LEWIS MARION MARSHALL MONONGALIA OHIO PLEASANTS PRESTON RITCHIE ROANE TAYLOR TUCKER TYLER UPSHUR WETZEL WIRT WOOD.
Special Weather Statement
Areas Affected: Calhoun; Jackson; Roane; Wirt
A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN CALHOUN...SOUTHERN WIRT...NORTHWESTERN ROANE AND EAST CENTRAL JACKSON COUNTIES... At 512 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 8 miles northwest of Spencer, moving east at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and nickel size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Spencer, Arnoldsburg, Reedy, Lucille, Cherry, Peewee, Creston, Annamoriah, Leroy and Munday.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Areas Affected: Calhoun; Roane; Wirt
The National Weather Service in Charleston West Virginia has issued a
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Calhoun County in north central West Virginia... Southeastern Wirt County in northwestern West Virginia... Northwestern Roane County in central West Virginia... Until 600 PM EDT.
At 523 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northwest of Spencer, moving east at 20 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... Reedy, Creston and Lucille. HAIL...WIND...60MPH.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.