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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 436
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
445 PM EDT Sun Jul 2 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far southwest Virginia
Western to central West Virginia
* Effective this Sunday afternoon from 445 PM until Midnight EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Multicell clusters will spread east-northeast across parts
of the Cumberland Plateau and Ohio Valley and may linger through
much of the evening over the central and southern Appalachians.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles south southeast
of London KY to 20 miles north northeast of Parkersburg WV. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 430...WW 431...WW
432...WW 433...WW 434...WW 435...
AVIATION...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 500. Mean storm motion vector