National Weather Service Issues Tornado Warning for Charleston Area, Other Advisories
The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued hazardous weather advisories, including a tornado warning, for parts of the Southwest region of West Virginia.
A tornado warning is in effect until 2:15 p.m. Tuesday for:
- Putnam County
- Southwestern Mason County
- Northeastern Lincoln County
- Northeastern Cabell County
- Northwestern Kanawha County
A severe thunderstorm warning has also been issued until 2:45 p.m. Tuesday for Central Pocahontas County and Southwestern Randolph County.
The National Weather Service advises residents of these areas to use caution and to more to a interior room on the lowest floor of a building.
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for a major portion of the state until 10:00 p.m., encompassing virtually all parts of the state south of U.S. Route 50 and stretching towards the Eastern Panhandle.
Counties included in the watch are: