Thunderstorm Warning for York County VA and 11 More

WAKEFIELD, VA (306 AM EDT MON APR 15 2019) — The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for The City of Poquoson in southeastern Virginia The City of Franklin in southeastern Virginia Isle of Wight County in southeastern Virginia Eastern Southampton County in southeastern Virginia The northeastern City of Suffolk in southeastern Virginia York County in southeastern Virginia The City of Hampton in southeastern Virginia The City of Newport News in southeastern Virginia East central Sussex County in southeastern Virginia Eastern Surry County in southeastern Virginia Southeastern James City County in southeastern Virginia The City of Williamsburg in southeastern Virginia until 345 AM EDT. At 305 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Dendron to near Zuni to Hunterdale, moving northeast at 80 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to trees and powerlines. Severe thunderstorms will be near, Dendron and Elberon around 310 AM EDT. Windsor, Surry and Scotland around 315 AM EDT. Williamsburg, Isle Of Wight, Kings Point, Jamestown, York Terrace and Carver Gardens around 320 AM EDT. Smithfield, Lee Hall, Grove and Busch Gardens around 325 AM EDT. Newport News and Rescue around 330 AM EDT. Gloucester Point, Patrick Henry Field, Christopher Newport University, Fort Eustis, Denbigh, Tabb and Beaconsdale around 335 AM EDT. Virginia Institute For Marine Sciences and Seaford around 340 AM EDT. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Vicksville, Pons, Carrollton, Chippokes State Park, Lackey, Longview, Oriana, Chuckatuck, Dory and Lees Mill. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. 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 these storms, 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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