Two Severe Thunderstorm Warnings issued for region

Credit: NWS / Twitter
Credit: NWS / Twitter

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

Parts of Bedford, Craig, Franklin and Roanoke counties, as well as the cities of Salem and Roanoke, are under the warning until 4:15 p.m.

At 3:11 p.m., the NWS located a severe thunderstorm over Cloverdale, moving east at 15 mph.

Severe weather across Southwest Virginia

Strong and severe thunderstorms are impacting parts of southwest Virginia. Meteorologist Beverly Perry and Jeff Haniewich WSLS 10 News have the latest. LIVE RADAR: wsls.com/weather

Posted by WSLS 10 / WSLS.com on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Radar indicates that the storm contains 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Hail damage to vehicles is expected, Wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees is also expected.

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