SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 70



WW 70 SEVERE TSTM NC VA WV 142320Z – 150600Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 70
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
720 PM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Western North Carolina
  Western Virginia
  West Virginia

* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 720 PM
  until 200 AM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Bands of storms will quickly spread northeastward across
the region this evening with damaging winds the main risk.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles north northwest
of Elkins WV to 50 miles south southwest of Bluefield WV. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

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 62...WW 63...WW 65...WW
66...WW 67...WW 68...WW 69...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
23035.

...Guyer

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