Tornado Warning for Surry County NC and 1 More

BLACKSBURG, VA (156 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in BLACKSBURG has issued a Tornado Warning for Western Surry County in northwestern North Carolina South central Carroll County in southwestern Virginia until 230 PM EDT At 156 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Bottom, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD: Tornado and quarter size hail. 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. Locations impacted include Dobson Mountain Park Bottom Cana and Pine Ridge. 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.

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