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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.

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.

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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