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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 1:08 PM EDT on May 25, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on May 26, 2017


... Wind Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EDT
Friday...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EDT
Friday.

* Locations... southeast West Virginia, southwest Virginia near and
west of the crest of the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards... gusty winds combined with saturated soils.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... this evening through noon Friday.

* Impacts... falling trees and downed power lines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is usually issued when sustained winds are
forecast to be 31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57
mph. In this case, we are more concerned about wind gusts of 30
to 40 mph Downing trees in saturated soils.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:32 PM EDT on May 25, 2017

Expires 7:15 PM EDT on May 25, 2017


... Tornado confirmed in Yadkin County North Carolina...

* location... 5 miles southeast of Yadkinville in Yadkin County
* date... may 24 2017
* estimated time... 417 PM EDT - 423 PM EDT
* maximum ef-scale rating... EF2
* estimated maximum wind speed... 125 mph
* maximum path width... 225 yards
* path length... 4.1 miles
* fatalities... none
* injuries... 1

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Blacksburg VA has confirmed a
tornado in Yadkin County North Carolina on may 24 2017.

A NWS damage assessment team has concluded that a tornado impacted
portions of Yadkin County North Carolina southeast of Yadkinville
during the afternoon of may 24, 2017.

Here are the specifics:

A tornado with a continuous path crossed out of Davie County, NC
into Yadkin County, NC around 417 PM EDT on Wednesday, may 24,
2017 just southwest of baity Road. One injury was experienced by
an individual on baity Road when a tree limb was blown into a
Mobile home that was occupied at the time.

The tornado continued to move northeast at around 40 mph for the
next 4.1 miles, lifting and dissipating just northeast of Watkins
Road. Approximately 45 homes and other buildings were at least
partially damaged along the tornadic path.

The tornado reached peak intensity and produced EF2 level damage,
associated with winds of approximately 125 mph, as it moved over
Courtney-Huntsville Road - causing extensive damage to the local
Elementary School gymnasium.

The supercell thunderstorm which produced this tornado continued
northeast as far as Patrick country, VA. Another NWS damage
assessment team is moving south from Patrick County, VA toward
Yadkin County, NC to determine if additional tornadic damage was
produced from this storm.

If additional tornadic damage is determined northeast of Yadkin
County, NC, an additional public information statement will be
released later today highlighting this information.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/rnk.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

The NWS in Blacksburg wishes to thank Yadkin County emergency
services for their invaluable assistance in conducting the damage
assessment survey.


Wert


332 PM EDT Thu may 25 2017

... Tornado confirmed in Yadkin County North Carolina...

* location... 5 miles southeast of Yadkinville in Yadkin County
* date... may 24 2017
* estimated time... 417 PM EDT - 423 PM EDT
* maximum ef-scale rating... EF2
* estimated maximum wind speed... 125 mph
* maximum path width... 225 yards
* path length... 4.1 miles
* fatalities... none
* injuries... 1

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Blacksburg VA has confirmed a
tornado in Yadkin County North Carolina on may 24 2017.

A NWS damage assessment team has concluded that a tornado impacted
portions of Yadkin County North Carolina southeast of Yadkinville
during the afternoon of may 24, 2017.

Here are the specifics:

A tornado with a continuous path crossed out of Davie County, NC
into Yadkin County, NC around 417 PM EDT on Wednesday, may 24,
2017 just southwest of baity Road. One injury was experienced by
an individual on baity Road when a tree limb was blown into a
Mobile home that was occupied at the time.

The tornado continued to move northeast at around 40 mph for the
next 4.1 miles, lifting and dissipating just northeast of Watkins
Road. Approximately 45 homes and other buildings were at least
partially damaged along the tornadic path.

The tornado reached peak intensity and produced EF2 level damage,
associated with winds of approximately 125 mph, as it moved over
Courtney-Huntsville Road - causing extensive damage to the local
Elementary School gymnasium.

The supercell thunderstorm which produced this tornado continued
northeast as far as Patrick country, VA. Another NWS damage
assessment team is moving south from Patrick County, VA toward
Yadkin County, NC to determine if additional tornadic damage was
produced from this storm.

If additional tornadic damage is determined northeast of Yadkin
County, NC, an additional public information statement will be
released later today highlighting this information.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/rnk.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

The NWS in Blacksburg wishes to thank Yadkin County emergency
services for their invaluable assistance in conducting the damage
assessment survey.


Wert

305 PM EDT Thu may 25 2017

... Tornado confirmed in Yadkin County North Carolina...

* location... 5 miles southeast of Yadkinville in Yadkin County
* date... may 24 2017
* estimated time... 417 PM EDT - 423 PM EDT
* maximum ef-scale rating... EF2
* estimated maximum wind speed... 125 mph
* maximum path width... 225 yards
* path length... 4.1 miles
* fatalities... none
* injuries... 1

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Blacksburg VA has confirmed a
tornado in Yadkin County North Carolina on may 24 2017.

A NWS damage assessment team has concluded that a tornado impacted
portions of Yadkin County North Carolina southeast of Yadkinville
during the afternoon of may 24, 2017.

Here are the specifics:

A tornado with a continuous path crossed out of Davie County, NC
into Yadkin County, NC around 417 PM EDT on Wednesday, may 24,
2017 just southwest of baity Road. One injury was experienced by
an individual on baity Road when a tree limb was blown into a
Mobile home that was occupied at the time.

The tornado continued to move northeast at around 40 mph for the
next 4.1 miles, lifting and dissipating just northeast of Watkins
Road.

The tornado reached peak intensity and produced EF2 level damage,
associated with winds of approximately 125 mph, as it moved over
Courtney-Huntsville Road - causing extensive damage to the local
Elementary School gymnasium.

The supercell thunderstorm which produced this tornado continued
northeast as far as Patrick country, VA. Another NWS damage
assessment team is moving south from Patrick County, VA toward
Yadkin County, NC to determine if additional tornadic damage was
produced from this storm.

If additional tornadic damage is determined northeast of Yadkin
County, NC, an additional public information statement will be
released later today highlighting this information.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/rnk.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

The NWS in Blacksburg wishes to thank Yadkin County emergency
services for their invaluable assistance in conducting the damage
assessment survey.


Wert


305 PM EDT Thu may 25 2017

... Tornado confirmed in Yadkin County North Carolina...

* location... 5 miles southeast of Yadkinville in Yadkin County
* date... may 24 2017
* estimated time... 417 PM EDT - 423 PM EDT
* maximum ef-scale rating... EF2
* estimated maximum wind speed... 125 mph
* maximum path width... 225 yards
* path length... 4.1 miles
* fatalities... none
* injuries... 1

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Blacksburg VA has confirmed a
tornado in Yadkin County North Carolina on may 24 2017.

A NWS damage assessment team has concluded that a tornado impacted
portions of Yadkin County North Carolina southeast of Yadkinville
during the afternoon of may 24, 2017.

Here are the specifics:

A tornado with a continuous path crossed out of Davie County, NC
into Yadkin County, NC around 417 PM EDT on Wednesday, may 24,
2017 just southwest of baity Road. One injury was experienced by
an individual on baity Road when a tree limb was blown into a
Mobile home that was occupied at the time.

The tornado continued to move northeast at around 40 mph for the
next 4.1 miles, lifting and dissipating just northeast of Watkins
Road.

The tornado reached peak intensity and produced EF2 level damage,
associated with winds of approximately 125 mph, as it moved over
Courtney-Huntsville Road - causing extensive damage to the local
Elementary School gymnasium.

The supercell thunderstorm which produced this tornado continued
northeast as far as Patrick country, VA. Another NWS damage
assessment team is moving south from Patrick County, VA toward
Yadkin County, NC to determine if additional tornadic damage was
produced from this storm.

If additional tornadic damage is determined northeast of Yadkin
County, NC, an additional public information statement will be
released later today highlighting this information.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/rnk.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

The NWS in Blacksburg wishes to thank Yadkin County emergency
services for their invaluable assistance in conducting the damage
assessment survey.


Wert

305 PM EDT Thu may 25 2017

... Tornado confirmed in Yadkin County North Carolina...

* location... 5 miles southeast of Yadkinville in Yadkin County
* date... may 24 2017
* estimated time... 417 PM EDT - 423 PM EDT
* maximum ef-scale rating... EF2
* estimated maximum wind speed... 125 mph
* maximum path width... 225 yards
* path length... 4.1 miles
* fatalities... none
* injuries... 1

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Blacksburg VA has confirmed a
tornado in Yadkin County North Carolina on may 24 2017.

A NWS damage assessment team has concluded that a tornado impacted
portions of Yadkin County North Carolina southeast of Yadkinville
during the afternoon of may 24, 2017.

Here are the specifics:

A tornado with a continuous path crossed out of Davie County, NC
into Yadkin County, NC around 417 PM EDT on Wednesday, may 24,
2017 just southwest of baity Road. One injury was experienced by
an individual on baity Road when a tree limb was blown into a
Mobile home that was occupied at the time.

The tornado continued to move northeast at around 40 mph for the
next 4.1 miles, lifting and dissipating just northeast of Watkins
Road.

The tornado reached peak intensity and produced EF2 level damage,
associated with winds of approximately 125 mph, as it moved over
Courtney-Huntsville Road - causing extensive damage to the local
Elementary School gymnasium.

The supercell thunderstorm which produced this tornado continued
northeast as far as Patrick country, VA. Another NWS damage
assessment team is moving south from Patrick County, VA toward
Yadkin County, NC to determine if additional tornadic damage was
produced from this storm.

If additional tornadic damage is determined northeast of Yadkin
County, NC, an additional public information statement will be
released later today highlighting this information.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/rnk.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Wert

305 PM EDT Thu may 25 2017

... Tornado confirmed in Yadkin County North Carolina...

* location... 5 miles southeast of Yadkinville in Yadkin County
* date... may 24 2017
* estimated time... 417 PM EDT - 423 PM EDT
* maximum ef-scale rating... EF2
* estimated maximum wind speed... 125 mph
* maximum path width... 225 yards
* path length... 4.1 miles
* fatalities... none
* injuries... 1

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Blacksburg VA has confirmed a
tornado in Yadkin County North Carolina on may 24 2017.

A NWS damage assessment team has concluded that a tornado impacted
portions of Yadkin County North Carolina southeast of Yadkinville
during the afternoon of may 24, 2017.

Here are the specifics:

A tornado with a continuous path crossed out of Davie County, NC
into Yadkin County, NC around 417 PM EDT on Wednesday, may 24,
2017 just southwest of baity Road. One injury was experienced by
an individual on baity Road when a tree limb was blown into a
Mobile home that was occupied at the time.

The tornado continued to move northeast at around 40 mph for the
next 4.1 miles, lifting and dissipating just northeast of Watkins
Road.

The tornado reached peak intensity and produced EF2 level damage,
associated with winds of approximately 125 mph, as it moved over
Courtney-Huntsville Road - causing extensive damage to the local
Elementary School gymnasium.

The supercell thunderstorm which produced this tornado continued
northeast as far as Patrick country, VA. Another NWS damage
assessment team is moving south from Patrick County, VA toward
Yadkin County, NC to determine if additional tornadic damage was
produced from this storm.

If additional tornadic damage is determined northeast of Yadkin
County, NC, an additional public information statement will be
released later today highlighting this information.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/rnk.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Wert


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