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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 133
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1245 PM EDT Thu Apr 6 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
District Of Columbia
Southern New Jersey
* Effective this Thursday afternoon from 1245 PM until 500 PM
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Scattered fast-moving thunderstorms will track
northeastward across the region this afternoon, posing a risk of
locally damaging wind gusts.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 60 miles west southwest
of Washington DC to 25 miles north of Atlantic City NJ. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
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 132...
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 400. Mean storm motion vector