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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 535
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 535
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   625 PM EDT Mon Oct 25 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Eastern Maryland
     North Central North Carolina
     Central and Northeast Virginia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 625 PM
     until 100 AM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to intensify late this
   afternoon over parts of central Virginia into northern North
   Carolina, then spread eastward across the watch area.  The strongest
   cells will pose a risk of damaging wind gusts, hail, and possibly a
   tornado or two.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
   statute miles east and west of a line from 20 miles west northwest
   of Patuxent River MD to 20 miles east southeast of Greensboro NC.
   For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
   outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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.

   &&

   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
   25030.

   ...Hart
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