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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 54
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
615 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
South Central Virginia
* Effective this Sunday night from 615 PM until Midnight EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
SUMMARY...A line of intense thunderstorms over central North
Carolina will track north-northeastward into the watch area this
evening, posing a threat of locally damaging wind gusts and a few
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
east and west of a line from 90 miles north of South Hill VA to 15
miles south southwest of South Hill VA. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 52...WW 53...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 450. Mean
storm motion vector 21040.