Severe thunderstorm warning expires for Kanawha, Putnam, Clay counties
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) —
A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for parts of Kanawha, Putnam and Clay counties until 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to The National Weather Service.
The warning has expired.
The warning included central Kanawha County, southeastern Putnam County and southwestern Clay County. Cities affected included Charleston, Nitro, Jefferson, South Charleston, St. Albans, Dunbar, Marmet, Belle, Cedar Grove, Poca, Cross Lanes, Pinch, Alum Creek, Glen, Institute, Tornado, Coal Fork, Elkview, Teays Valley and Bentree.
A severe thunderstorm was located over Dunbar at 4:18 p.m. Tuesday moving at 45 mph, the weather service reported.
The weather service said quarter size hail and 60 mph wind gusts was possible.