Martinsville, VA

5:46 PM EDT on May 24, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Patrick Henry Mall Area | | Change Station

Elev 1020 ft 36.69 °N, 79.86 °W | Updated 6 minutes ago

Overcast
Overcast
63.2 °F
Feels Like 63.2 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 5.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.56 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 400 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:05 AM 8:27 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KMTV 242135Z AUTO 11006KT 10SM -RA OVC004 18/17 A2956 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W AND NW T01800172
Pressure 29.56 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 400 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:05 AM 8:27 PM
Waning Crescent, 1% visible
METAR KMTV 242135Z AUTO 11006KT 10SM -RA OVC004 18/17 A2956 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W AND NW T01800172

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Tornado Warning
Issued: 5:34 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
west central Henry County in south central Virginia...
eastern Patrick County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 615 PM EDT

* at 533 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Collinstown, moving northeast at 25 mph.

Hazard... tornado and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated rotation.

Impact... 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.

* Locations impacted include...
Stuart...
Bassett...
Sanville...
Fairy Stone State Park...
and Critz.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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 3655 8031 3685 8016 3679 8004 3678 8003
      3678 8002 3676 7998 3654 8016
time... Mot... loc 2133z 205deg 23kt 3654 8025

Tornado... radar indicated
hail... 1.00in


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Tornado Watch
Issued: 5:24 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

Tornado Watch 266 remains in effect until 1200 am EDT for the
following locations

VA
. Virginia counties included are

Carroll Charlotte Grayson
Halifax Henry Patrick
Pittsylvania


Virginia independent cities included are

Danville Galax Martinsville




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:49 PM EDT May. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of North Carolina and Virginia, including the
following areas, in North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Ashe,
Caswell, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, and
Yadkin. In Virginia, Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Henry, Patrick,
Smyth, Tazewell, and Wythe.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* showers and thunderstorms could produce 1 to 2 inches of rain
or locally more in a short period of time this afternoon and
evening. High rainfall rates combined with wet soil conditions
could lead to flash flooding of creeks and streams.

* Flooding of streams and creeks can lead to impassable roads.
Mudslides are possible which would also impact travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Remember... turn around... don't drown!

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.