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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 503
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WW0503 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 503
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   145 PM EDT Mon Jul 25 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     District Of Columbia
     Delaware
     Maryland
     New Jersey
     Southeast Pennsylvania
     Virginia
     Far Eastern West Virginia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 145 PM until
     1000 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph likely

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will further develop and intensify initially
   near/just of the mountains, and subsequently spread eastward toward
   the I-95 corridor through late afternoon and early evening. Damaging
   winds are the primary hazard.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 110
   statute miles east and west of a line from 5 miles east northeast of
   Trenton NJ to 40 miles west of Richmond VA. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU3).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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
   tornadoes.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 502...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   27025.

   ...Guyer
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