Thunderstorm Warning for Westmoreland County VA and 5 More

WAKEFIELD, VA (135 PM EDT FRI APR 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern King and Queen County in east central Virginia Caroline County in north central Virginia Northwestern Westmoreland County in east central Virginia Northwestern King William County in east central Virginia North central Hanover County in central Virginia Northwestern Essex County in east central Virginia until 215 PM EDT. At 134 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Kings Dominion, or near Ashland, moving north at 55 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to trees and powerlines. This severe thunderstorm will be near, Milford around 150 PM EDT. Bowling Green around 155 PM EDT. Fort A. p. Hill around 200 PM EDT. Port Royal around 205 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include Beazley, Golansville, Hustle, Potomac Beach, Guinea, Corbin, Elevon, Supply, Penola and Nancy Wrights Corner. A tornado watch remains in effect for the warned area. Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, if one is spotted, act quickly and move to a place of safety inside a sturdy structure such as a basement or small interior room. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Please report severe weather by calling 757-899-2415, posting to the NWS Wakefield Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.

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