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Tornado Watch 687
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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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
     Southern Virginia

   * 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).

   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.

   &&

   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.

   ...Grams
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