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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 687
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
315 PM EDT Thu Oct 31 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Northwest North Carolina
* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 315 PM until
1100 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
Widespread damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible
SUMMARY...An extensive squall line is expected to develop and push
across much of Virginia into North Carolina through this evening.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
north and south of a line from 20 miles south of Dublin VA to 20
miles east of Richmond VA. For a complete depiction of the watch see
the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).
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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 685...WW 686...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean
storm motion vector 22040.