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Tornado Watch 54
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL4

   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
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