The National Weather Service in has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southwestern Athens County until 145PM. At 119 PM a severe thunderstorm was located near Wellston, moving northeast at 40 mph.
HAZARD, 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail.
SOURCE, Radar indicated.
IMPACT, Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.
You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, #NWSRLX.