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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued in Addition to Wind Advisory

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National Weather Service
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Update: Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 9:30

Here's a roundup of tweets from local and regional authorities, including emergency services and the National Weather Service:

Update: Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 9:14 p.m.

In addition to a wind advisory in effect for most of the state, a severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the western portion of West Virginia.  The National Weather Service in Charleston reports this watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Monday.

Original Story Published on Sunday, November 15, 2013 at 5:35 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service, a wind advisory remains in place overnight Sunday, Nov. 17, for most of the state until 4 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18.

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Credit National Weather Service

  Wind gusts up to 50 mph are expected with the strongest periods of wind between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. The National Weather Service reports winds of this strength can down power lines and possibly trees and can also make driving difficult. Using extreme caution while driving is advised.

Specific advisories, including times by area are listed below. Advisories are as of 5:30p.m. Nov. 17:

Greenbrier; Mercer; Summers
Issued: November 17 at 4:00PM EST
Expiring: November 18 at 6:00AM EST  

Brooke; Hancock; Marshall; Ohio; Wetzel
Issued: November 17 at 3:34PM EST
Expiring: November 18 at 7:00AM EST

Marion; Monongalia
Issued: November 17 at 3:34PM EST
Expiring: November 18 at 7:00AM EST

Preston; Tucker
Issued: November 17 at 3:34PM EST
Expiring: November 18 at 7:00AM EST

Barbour; Boone; Braxton; Cabell; Calhoun; Clay; Doddridge; Fayette; Gilmer; Harrison; Jackson; Kanawha; Lewis; Lincoln; Logan; Mason; Mingo; Nicholas; Pleasants; Pocahontas; Putnam; Raleigh; Randolph; Ritchie; Roane; Taylor; Tyler; Upshur; Wayne; Webster; Wirt; Wood
Issued: November 17 at 2:34PM EST
Expiring: November 18 at 4:00AM EST

McDowell; Wyoming
Issued: November 17 at 2:34PM EST
Expiring: November 18 at 4:00AM EST  

Eastern Grant; Eastern Pendleton; Hardy; Western Grant; Western Mineral; Western Pendleton
Issued: November 17 at 12:35PM EST
Expiring: November 18 at 6:00AM EST

 


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