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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 382
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
340 PM EDT Mon Sep 17 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
District Of Columbia
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 340 PM until
1000 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
SUMMARY...Isolated thunderstorms with small-scale embedded
circulations will continue to affect the watch area this afternoon,
with a few brief tornadoes possible.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles west southwest of Richmond VA
to 35 miles east northeast of Washington DC. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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.
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 21025.