Severe Thunderstorm Warning in West Virginia

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in West Virginia

The threat of severe thunderstorms that loomed over parts of West Virginia has subsided as of Monday morning, May 27th.

While there are no active severe thunderstorm warnings in effect for the state, residents should stay informed of any watches or advisories issued by the National Weather Service (NWS).

Previous Threat

On Sunday, May 26th, the National Weather Service issued severe thunderstorm warnings for parts of West Virginia, particularly in the western counties. These warnings cautioned residents about the possibility of damaging winds, large hail, and even tornadoes.

Some reports suggested the storms could produce gusts exceeding 60 mph and hail the size of golf balls. There were also concerns about potential flash flooding due to heavy downpours.

Staying Informed

Although the immediate threat has passed, it’s always wise to stay weather-aware, especially during the spring and summer months when severe thunderstorms are more common. Here are some resources to help you stay informed:

  • National Weather Service: The National Weather Service is the primary source of official weather warnings and advisories. You can visit their website or download their mobile app to receive real-time weather updates for your specific location.
  • Local News Media: Local news stations and websites often provide up-to-date weather information, including warnings and watches issued by the NWS.
  • NOAA Weather Radio: NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts weather warnings and advisories directly to your home or car radio.

By staying informed, you can take the necessary precautions to protect yourself and your property during severe weather events.

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