Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Gates County Until 4:00 PM

Written by on June 23, 2018 in Severe Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
322 PM EDT SAT JUN 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Northern Gates County in northeastern North Carolina…
The southeastern City of Suffolk in southeastern Virginia…

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 322 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Roduco, or 10
miles northwest of Gatesville, moving east at 30 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage
to trees and powerlines.

* This severe thunderstorm will be near,
Roduco around 325 PM EDT.
Gates around 335 PM EDT.
Whaleyville around 345 PM EDT.
Corapeake around 355 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include Savage,
Nurney, Topsy, Wyanoke, Drum Hill, Hazelton, Buckland, Saunders, Dort
and Reynoldson.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature’s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Please report severe weather by calling 757-899-2415, posting to the
NWS Wakefield Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.


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