Update: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued August 15 at 5:56PM EDT until August 15 at 6:15PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-08-15T17:56:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-08-15T18:15:00-04:00
Description: At 555 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Virginia Institute For Marine Sciences to Denbigh
to Smithfield, moving east at 20 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and powerlines.

These severe storms will be near…
Newport News and Patrick Henry Field around 600 PM EDT.
Christopher Newport University, Tabb and Beaconsdale around 605 PM
EDT.
Hampton, Seaford and Northampton around 615 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Dare,
Newport News Golf Course, Lackey, Oyster Point, Oriana, Hornsbyville,
Hilton Village, Harris Grove, Menchville and Yorktown.
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.
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; City of Poquoson, VA

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3765245-3232683
CAP MessageType: Update