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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 88
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
225 PM EDT Thu Mar 31 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Northeast North Carolina
* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 225 PM until
800 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms will affect the watch area through
the afternoon, will occasional supercell storms. Locally damaging
wind gusts and isolated tornadoes are possible.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 5 miles northeast of Patuxent River MD
to 35 miles south southeast of Raleigh NC. 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 86...WW 87...
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 500. Mean
storm motion vector 23035.