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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 155
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
225 PM EDT Tue Apr 26 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 225 PM until
800 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Strong to severe storms are expected to increase and
spread eastward through the afternoon across much of southeast
Virginia. A semi-focused corridor of severe storms could materialize
near a weak surface low and near/just south of a modifying
wedge-type boundary. Damaging winds are the primary concern,
although hail is possible as well.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 40
statute miles north and south of a line from 60 miles west of
Richmond VA to 85 miles east of Richmond VA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector