BLUEFIELD — A severe thunderstorm warning was issued on Tuesday evening for parts of southeast Mercer County, western Giles County and northeastern Bland County. The warning, issued at 7:02 p.m. and is scheduled to expire at 8 p.m. EDT. The hazard could include 60-mph wind gusts and half-dollar size hail.
Half-dollar sized hail was reported in Bland at 5:40 p.m.
Locations predicted to be impacted included Pearisburg, Narrows, Rich Creek and Glen Lyn, Va., and Oakvale.