Stay up-to-date on Friday's severe weather

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for parts of the region until 4:45 p.m.

The warning covers Roanoke, northeastern Giles, Craig, western Botetourt, northeastern Montgomery and southeastern Monroe counties. Also covered in the warning are the cities of Salem and Roanoke.

At 4:14 p.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Gap Mills to near Mc Donalds Mill, moving east at 40 mph.

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