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Tornado Watch 184
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 184
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1235 PM EDT Mon May 1 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Far western Maryland Panhandle
     Far eastern Ohio
     Western Pennsylvania
     Northern West Virginia

   * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 1235 PM until
     700 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 75 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Line of storms along a cold front will accelerate
   east-northeast this afternoon with damaging winds and a couple
   tornadoes as the primary hazards.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 105 statute miles
   either side of a line from 40 miles northwest of Wheeling WV to 25
   miles northeast of Latrobe PA. 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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 24045.

   ...Grams
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