SPC Tornado Watch 54

By Newsroom America Feeds at 15 Apr 21:22

WW 54 TORNADO VA 152215Z - 160400Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 54 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 615 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of South Central Virginia * Effective this Sunday night from 615 PM until Midnight EDT. * Primary threats include... A few tornadoes possible Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely SUMMARY...A line of intense thunderstorms over central North Carolina will track north-northeastward into the watch area this evening, posing a threat of locally damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles east and west of a line from 90 miles north of South Hill VA to 15 miles south southwest of South Hill VA. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4). 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. && OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 52...WW 53... AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 450. Mean storm motion vector 21040. ...Hart Read more

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