Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Mercer County, West Virginia
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Mercer County West Virginia Urgency: Immediate Severity: Severe Certainty: Observed
Active Timeframe
8/13/2019 4:01:00 PM until 8/13/2019 4:45:00 PM   EXPIRED
Instructions
Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. For your safety, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Stay away from windows. When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any size, as well as reports of any wind damage, including downed trees or large limbs, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free at 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg Facebook page and on Twitter.
Alert Summary
The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Tazewell County in southwestern Virginia... North central Bland County in southwestern Virginia... Southwestern Mercer County in southeastern West Virginia... * Until 445 PM EDT * At 401 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Coaldale, moving east at 30 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... Bluefield... Princeton... Rocky Gap... Bastian... and Pocahontas. This includes The following Location Mercer County Airport. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH