Tornado Warning for Brunswick County VA and 2 More

WAKEFIELD, VA (650 PM EDT FRI APR 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Tornado Warning for Southeastern Nottoway County in south central Virginia Southwestern Dinwiddie County in south central Virginia Northern Brunswick County in south central Virginia until 715 PM EDT. At 650 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Brodnax, moving northeast at 40 mph. HAZARD: Tornado. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. This dangerous storm will be near Alberta around 700 PM EDT. McKenney and Fort Pickett around 715 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Ordsburg, Danieltown, Cochran, Rawlings, Barrows Store, Meredithville and Prices Mill. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Please report severe weather by calling 757-899-2415, posting to the NWS Wakefield Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.

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