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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 418
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 418
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   945 PM EDT MON JUL 13 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 945 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS RELATED TO THE NORTH END OF A
   LONG-LIVED COMPLEX HAS RE-INTENSIFIED OVER SOUTHERN VIRGINIA AND
   NORTH CAROLINA.  THIS ACTIVITY SHOULD MERGE WITH ISOLATED
   THUNDERSTORMS IMMEDIATELY TO ITS EAST AND MAINTAIN A COLD POOL WITH
   AT LEAST MARGINAL SEVERE-WIND POTENTIAL EASTWARD TOWARD I-95.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES NORTH
   NORTHWEST OF SOUTH HILL VIRGINIA TO 25 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
   RICHMOND VIRGINIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 411...WW 413...WW
   414...WW 415...WW 416...WW 417...

   AVIATION...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 500. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 27030.


   ...EDWARDS
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