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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 58
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
115 PM EST Wed Mar 1 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Central and Southern New Jersey
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 115 PM
until 700 PM EST.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A line of strong to severe storms will track across the
watch this afternoon, posing a risk of damaging winds and some hail.
Conditions may also become favorable for an isolated tornado or two
by mid-late afternoon ahead of the line of storms.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles south southwest
of Richmond VA to 20 miles north of Trenton NJ. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 56...WW 57...
AVIATION...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