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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 294
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
340 PM EDT Wed May 29 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southeastern West Virginia
* Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 340 PM
until 800 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
SUMMARY...A cluster of storms across far western Virginia and
southern West Virginia will continue moving east-southeastward the
remainder of this afternoon into this evening. The threat for
damaging winds and isolated large hail could persist for the next
few hours, before the storms weaken.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles east northeast
of White Sulphur Springs WV to 50 miles south southwest of Bluefield
WV. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 289...WW 290...WW
291...WW 292...WW 293...
AVIATION...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 500. Mean storm motion vector