Tornado Warning for Virginia Beach (city) County VA and 3 More

WAKEFIELD, VA (728 PM EDT SAT MAY 11 2019) — The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Tornado Warning for The southeastern City of Norfolk in southeastern Virginia The northeastern City of Chesapeake in southeastern Virginia The southeastern City of Portsmouth in southeastern Virginia The northern City of Virginia Beach in southeastern Virginia until 815 PM EDT. At 727 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Cradock, or near Downtown Portsmouth, moving east at 25 mph. HAZARD: Tornado. SOURCE: Weather spotters reported funnel cloud. 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 Norfolk State University around 735 PM EDT. Regent University and Virginia Wesleyan University around 745 PM EDT. Kempsville and Norfolk around 750 PM EDT. Princess Anne around 800 PM EDT. Virginia Beach around 815 PM EDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include South Norfolk, Rudee Heights, Portlock, Princess Anne Plaza, Oceana NAS, Macons Corner, Greenbrier, Bayside, Oceana and Dam Neck. 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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