Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

June 13, 2013

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Mercer, Tazewell and Bland counties


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Mercer, Tazewell and Bland counties by the National Weather Service.

Areas impacted by the warning include Rocky Gap, Bland, Princeton, Bluefield and Burkes Garden. Forecasters say radar has indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing winds in excess of 60 mph is approaching the region.

A severe thunderstorms watch remains in effect until 7 p.m. for much of the region.