SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 462



WW 462 SEVERE TSTM DC DE MD VA WV CW 291805Z – 292300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 462
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
205 PM EDT Sat Jun 29 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  District Of Columbia
  Delaware
  Maryland
  Northern Virginia
  Eastern West Virginia Panhandle
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 205 PM until
  700 PM EDT.

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

SUMMARY...Cluster of strong thunderstorms over south-central
Pennsylvania may cross into portions of Maryland and Delaware, while
additional development occurs farther west. Scattered damaging winds
are the primary threat.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 40
statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles south of
Hagerstown MD to 25 miles southeast of Dover DE. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

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.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 460...WW 461...

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
29025.

...Grams

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