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Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Thursday June 16th, 2022 :: 11:25 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:30AM Friday

The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southern Greenbrier County in southeastern West Virginia... Northeastern Summers County in southeastern West Virginia... Northwestern Monroe County in southeastern West Virginia...

* Until 1230 AM EDT.

* At 1124 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Rainelle, moving southeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Lewisburg... Hinton... White Sulphur Springs... Ronceverte... Rainelle... Alderson... and Rupert. This includes The following Location The West Virginia State Fairgrounds.

* AFFECTED AREAS: GREENBRIER, WV ... MONROE, WV ... SUMMERS, WV

Instructions:

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. 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.

Address/Location
Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
171 Arbuckle Ln
Maxwelton, WV 24957

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-645-5444

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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