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Tornado Watch 482
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 482
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1140 AM EDT Wed Sep 1 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     District Of Columbia
     Central to eastern Maryland
     Far northeast North Carolina
     Northern to eastern Virginia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Wednesday morning and evening from 1140 AM until
     700 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Several lower-topped supercells should develop within
   clusters that spread east-northeast this afternoon.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 45 miles north northwest of Baltimore
   MD to 30 miles southwest of Norfolk VA. 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 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 24025.

   ...Grams
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