Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for southwest Virginia

The warning includes parts of Franklin, Floyd and Patrick counties

(Courtesy of the National Weather Service).
(Courtesy of the National Weather Service).

ROANOKE, Va. – There National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of Southwest Virginia. 

Parts of Floyd, Franklin and Patrick counties are all under a severe thunderstorm warning that will last until 5 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. 

According to the National Weather Service, the storm could impact more than 9,000 people and include 60 mph wind gusts in addition to quarter-sized hail.  

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