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Tornado Watch in Effect for NC,VA
WW 93 TORNADO NC VA CW 210435Z - 210900Z
WW 0093 Image

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 93
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1235 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
  SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY MORNING FROM 1235 AM UNTIL 500 AM EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...BROKEN LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS NOW FORMING NEAR RALEIGH NC
EXPECTED TO EVOLVE INTO PERHAPS TWO OR THREE MORE INDIVIDUAL STORMS
THAT COULD BECOME CAPABLE OF A TORNADO OR TWO...IN ADDITION TO
LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND AND MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROCKY
MOUNT NORTH CAROLINA TO 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF NORFOLK VIRGINIA. 
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND 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.

&&

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 26040.


...CORFIDI

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Watch Initial Counties (WOU) Quick View in Effect for NC,VA
WW 93 TORNADO NC VA CW 210435Z - 210900Z
WW 0093 Image

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 93
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1235 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
  NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
  SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY MORNING FROM 1235 AM UNTIL 500 AM EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...BROKEN LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS NOW FORMING NEAR RALEIGH NC
EXPECTED TO EVOLVE INTO PERHAPS TWO OR THREE MORE INDIVIDUAL STORMS
THAT COULD BECOME CAPABLE OF A TORNADO OR TWO...IN ADDITION TO
LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND AND MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROCKY
MOUNT NORTH CAROLINA TO 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF NORFOLK VIRGINIA. 
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND 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.

&&

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 26040.


...CORFIDI

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