Second tornado warning expires for parts of Giles County
Second warning expired at 9:15 p.m.
GILES COUNTY, Va. – Both tornado warning issued for parts of Giles County have expired.
The second warning issued by the National Weather Service expired at 9:15 p.m. while the first expired at 9 p.m.
Tornado Warning including Pearisburg VA, Narrows VA, Pembroke VA until 9:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/enq3XVdZd0— NWS Blacksburg (@NWSBlacksburg) August 3, 2018
The warning covered central Giles County, as well as southwestern Monroe County in West Virginia. Pearisburg, Narrows, Pembroke, Peterstown and Rich Creek were all in the warning area. At 8:42 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Pearisburg, moving north at 10 mph.
Tornado Warning including Kire VA, Waiteville WV until 9:00 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/webRAi1tTt— NWS Blacksburg (@NWSBlacksburg) August 3, 2018
The first warning expired at 9 p.m. and covered northeastern Giles County, as well as southeastern Monroe County in West Virginia. It was issued at 8:23 p.m. due to a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado located over Mountain Lake, moving at 10 mph.
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