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Tornado Watch 382
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Very Low Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL2

   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
     Central Maryland
     Eastern Virginia
     Coastal Waters

   * 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).

   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.

   &&

   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.

   ...Hart
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