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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 346
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WW0346 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 346
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   405 PM EDT TUE JUN 23 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
     DELAWARE
     MARYLAND
     NEW JERSEY
     SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
     NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA
     PARTS OF SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 405 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...WIDESPREAD STRONG/SEVERE STORMS ARE ONGOING ACROSS
   SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA AND WEST VIRGINIA...AND WILL CONTINUE
   SPREADING EAST-SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  DAMAGING WINDS
   WILL LIKELY BE THE PRIMARY SEVERE THREAT...ALONG WITH SOME HAIL RISK
   AND POSSIBLY AN ISOLATED TORNADO.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 120
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTHEAST OF
   BALTIMORE MARYLAND TO 50 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF CHARLOTTESVILLE
   VIRGINIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 TORNADOES.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 342...WW 343...WW
   344...WW 345...

   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 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 28035.


   ...GOSS
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