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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 28
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1100 AM EST Thu Feb 6 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
North Central North Carolina
South Central Virginia
* Effective this Thursday morning and afternoon from 1100 AM
until 500 PM EST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms continue to intensify across northern North
Carolina, with a risk of damaging winds or a tornado along the wedge
front this afternoon.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
north and south of a line from 85 miles west of Danville VA to 40
miles east northeast of Danville VA. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 26...WW 27...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean
storm motion vector 24040.