Amherst, VA

2:51 PM EDT on August 22, 2019 (GMT -0400)
Clifford VA | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Elev 873 ft 37.65 °N, 79.03 °W | Updated 5 minutes ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
94.4 °F
Feels Like 103 °F
N
0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 10.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4300 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Heat Index 103 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 49%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 7:59 PM
Waning Gibbous, 59% visible
METAR KLYH 221754Z 21006KT 10SM FEW043 SCT060 SCT080 34/22 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP142 T03390217 10339 20222 58016
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4300 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Heat Index 103 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 49%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:37 AM 7:59 PM
Waning Gibbous, 59% visible
METAR KLYH 221754Z 21006KT 10SM FEW043 SCT060 SCT080 34/22 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP142 T03390217 10339 20222 58016

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 2:32 PM EDT Aug. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
the city of Buena Vista in west central Virginia...
the city of Lexington in west central Virginia...
Rockbridge County in west central Virginia...
northeastern Bedford County in south central Virginia...
northeastern Botetourt County in west central Virginia...
Amherst County in central Virginia...
the city of Lynchburg in central Virginia...

* until 330 PM EDT

* at 232 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Harrisonburg to near Montebello to near Natural
Bridge, moving east at 50 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Lynchburg...
Lexington...
Buena Vista...
Amherst...
and Glasgow.

This includes the following locations vmi and Liberty University.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds, as well as
deadly cloud to ground lightning. For your safety, move to an
interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Stay away
from windows.

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. For your
safety, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy
building. Stay away from windows.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

When it is safe to do so, please send your reports of hail of any
size, as well as reports of any wind damage, including downed trees
or large limbs, to the National Weather Service by calling toll free
at 1... 8 6 6... 2 1 5... 4 3 2 4. Reports and pictures can also be
shared on the National Weather Service Blacksburg facebook Page and
on twitter.


Lat... Lon 3750 7892 3751 7895 3748 7894 3743 7902
      3742 7907 3739 7906 3737 7914 3734 7918
      3733 7922 3735 7926 3734 7927 3769 7972
      3801 7935 3789 7915 3781 7917 3778 7907
      3772 7907 3770 7898 3755 7890 3754 7887
time... Mot... loc 1832z 259deg 44kt 3848 7889 3780 7912 3765 7958

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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