Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 418
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
125 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  DELAWARE
  MARYLAND
  NEW JERSEY
  SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
  NORTHERN VIRGINIA
  EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA
  COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON FROM 125 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT
  EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE DEVELOPING THIS
AFTERNOON WITH PRIMARILY MULTICELL MODES...BUT SOME MARGINAL
SUPERCELL STRUCTURES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. DAMAGING WIND WILL BE THE
MAIN THREAT BUT A FEW INSTANCES OF HAIL MAY OCCUR.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES EAST
NORTHEAST OF ATLANTIC CITY NEW JERSEY TO 25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST
OF STAUNTON VIRGINIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

&&

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION
VECTOR 24035.


...DIAL


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