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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 30
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
700 PM EDT Tue Apr 3 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Extreme northeast Kentucky
Extreme southwest Pennsylvania
Northern and western West Virginia
* Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 700 PM
until 100 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Clusters of strong-severe storms will persist through late
evening, generally along and south of the surface warm front. The
ongoing storms will persist with a threat for large hail, damaging
winds, and perhaps an isolated tornado. Other bands of storms will
spread into the watch area from the west tonight, with a continuing
threat for damaging winds.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles west northwest
of Wheeling WV to 15 miles southwest of Charleston WV. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
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 25...WW 26...WW 27...WW
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 450. Mean storm motion vector