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Tornado Watch 119
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 119
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1130 AM EDT Mon Apr 13 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     District Of Columbia
     Delaware
     Maryland
     New Jersey
     Central and eastern Pennsylvania
     Northern Virginia
     Eastern West Virginia Panhandle
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Monday morning and evening from 1130 AM until
     600 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms will likely
   develop rapidly northeast across the Mid-Atlantic region this
   afternoon. Scattered damaging winds are likely and a couple tornadic
   storms will be possible.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 100 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 55 miles northwest of Allentown PA to
   35 miles south southeast of Washington DC. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU9).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 118...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 400. Mean
   storm motion vector 23045.

   ...Grams
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