Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued August 15 at 5:32PM EDT until August 15 at 6:15PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-08-15T17:32:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-08-15T18:15:00-04:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
The western City of Poquoson in southeastern Virginia…
Southeastern Gloucester County in eastern Virginia…
York County in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Hampton in southeastern Virginia…
The City of Newport News in southeastern Virginia…
Southeastern James City County in southeastern Virginia…

* Until 615 PM EDT.

* At 532 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Queens Lake to near Busch Gardens to 6 miles
east of Elberon, moving east at 20 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and powerlines.

* Severe thunderstorms will be near,
Busch Gardens and Grove around 535 PM EDT.
Newport News, Lee Hall and Fort Eustis around 550 PM EDT.
Gloucester Point, Wicomico and Denbigh around 600 PM EDT.
Patrick Henry Field and Virginia Institute For Marine Sciences
around 605 PM EDT.
Seaford and Tabb around 610 PM EDT.
Hampton, Christopher Newport University, Northampton, Achilles and
Beaconsdale around 615 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include
Lackey, Water Country U.S.A., Glass, Oriana, Maryus, Hilton Village,
Dare, Newport News Golf Course, Severn and Oyster Point.
Instruction: For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

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

Please report severe weather by calling 757-899-2415, posting to the
NWS Wakefield Facebook page, or using Twitter @NWSWAKEFIELDVA.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: City of Hampton, VA; City of Newport News, VA; James City, VA; York, VA; Gloucester, VA; City of Poquoson, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3765191-3232640
CAP MessageType: Alert