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Freeze Warning

Statement as of 5:05 PM EDT on April 19, 2018

Expires 9:00 AM EDT on April 20, 2018


... Freeze warning remains in effect from 2 am to 9 am EDT
Friday...
... Wind Advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has cancelled the Wind
Advisory.

* Temperatures... around 40.

* Locations... Rockbridge County.

* Hazards... temperatures near freezing late tonight.

* Timing... temperatures dropping to near freezing tonight.

* Impacts... sensitive outdoor vegetation may be damaged or killed
if not protected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:29 PM EDT on April 19, 2018

Expires 8:30 AM EDT on April 20, 2018


... NWS damage survey summary for Campbell County tornado event
Sunday April 15 2018...

Under the guidance of the NWS Blacksburg office, Campbell County
public safety officials surveyed damage five miles east-southeast
of Rustburg, and confirmed an EF1 tornado with a 1.7 mile long
path length and maximum wind speeds of 90 mph. Here are some
specifics:


Start location... 5 miles east-southeast of Rustburg
end location... 6 miles east-southeast of Rustburg
date... April 15, 2018
estimated time... 656 to 659 PM EDT
maximum ef- scale rating..EF1 estimated
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
maximum path width... 400 yards
path length... 1.7 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 37.247781/-79.012131
ending lat/Lon... 37.261656/-78.987255
* fatalities... none
* injuries... none

... Summary...
the tornado first touched down five miles east-southeast of
Rustburg near Carwile Road doing EF0 damage, where several small
trees were uprooted or snapped. The tornado then tracked
northeast peaking at EF1 along new chapel Road and lifted just
south of the new chapel Road and Bethany Road intersection.

A roof was blown off a garage and a manufactured home was moved
off its foundantion. A metal roof from a large shed was also
peeled off.

The National Weather Service would like to express sincere
gratitude to Campbell County public safety for their assistance
with this survey.


Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

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


829 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

... NWS damage survey summary for Campbell County tornado event
Sunday April 15 2018...

Under the guidance of the NWS Blacksburg office, Campbell County
public safety officials surveyed damage five miles east-southeast
of Rustburg, and confirmed an EF1 tornado with a 1.7 mile long
path length and maximum wind speeds of 90 mph. Here are some
specifics:


Start location... 5 miles east-southeast of Rustburg
end location... 6 miles east-southeast of Rustburg
date... April 15, 2018
estimated time... 656 to 659 PM EDT
maximum ef- scale rating..EF1 estimated
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
maximum path width... 400 yards
path length... 1.7 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 37.247781/-79.012131
ending lat/Lon... 37.261656/-78.987255
* fatalities... none
* injuries... none

... Summary...
the tornado first touched down five miles east-southeast of
Rustburg near Carwile Road doing EF0 damage, where several small
trees were uprooted or snapped. The tornado then tracked
northeast peaking at EF1 along new chapel Road and lifted just
south of the new chapel Road and Bethany Road intersection.

A roof was blown off a garage and a manufactured home was moved
off its foundantion. A metal roof from a large shed was also
peeled off.

The National Weather Service would like to express sincere
gratitude to Campbell County public safety for their assistance
with this survey.


Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

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



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