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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
Central and eastern Pennsylvania
Eastern West Virginia Panhandle
* 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
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.