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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH : ( EXPIRED )

[ 0 ] May 10, 2018 |

Central Virginia Blue Ridge Area

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 78
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
110 PM EDT Thu May 10 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
District Of Columbia
Northern Maryland
North-central North Carolina
Much of Virginia
The Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 110 PM until
700 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Thunderstorms are forming over eastern West Virginia and
western Virginia. These storms will spread eastward this afternoon
across the watch area, posing a risk of locally damaging wind gusts
and perhaps hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north of
Baltimore MD to 30 miles west southwest of South Hill VA. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

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.

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 78
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
110 PM EDT THU MAY 10 2018

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 78 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

DCC001-102300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0078.180510T1710Z-180510T2300Z/

DC
. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

MDC003-005-009-013-017-019-021-025-027-031-033-037-043-510-
102300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0078.180510T1710Z-180510T2300Z/

MD
. MARYLAND COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ANNE ARUNDEL BALTIMORE CALVERT
CARROLL CHARLES DORCHESTER
FREDERICK HARFORD HOWARD
MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES ST. MARYS
WASHINGTON

MARYLAND INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

BALTIMORE CITY

NCC033-157-102300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0078.180510T1710Z-180510T2300Z/

NC
. NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CASWELL ROCKINGHAM

VAC003-007-009-011-013-015-019-025-029-031-033-036-037-041-043-
047-049-053-057-059-061-065-067-069-073-075-079-081-083-085-087-
089-095-097-099-101-103-107-109-111-113-117-119-125-127-133-135-
137-139-143-145-147-149-153-157-159-163-165-171-177-179-181-183-
187-193-510-530-540-570-590-595-600-610-630-660-670-678-680-683-
685-690-730-760-790-820-830-840-102300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0078.180510T1710Z-180510T2300Z/

VA
. VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE AMELIA AMHERST
APPOMATTOX ARLINGTON AUGUSTA
BEDFORD BRUNSWICK BUCKINGHAM
CAMPBELL CAROLINE CHARLES CITY
CHARLOTTE CHESTERFIELD CLARKE
CULPEPER CUMBERLAND DINWIDDIE
ESSEX FAIRFAX FAUQUIER
FLUVANNA FRANKLIN FREDERICK
GLOUCESTER GOOCHLAND GREENE
GREENSVILLE HALIFAX HANOVER
HENRICO HENRY JAMES CITY
KING AND QUEEN KING GEORGE KING WILLIAM
LANCASTER LOUDOUN LOUISA
LUNENBURG MADISON MECKLENBURG
MIDDLESEX NELSON NEW KENT
NORTHUMBERLAND NOTTOWAY ORANGE
PAGE PITTSYLVANIA POWHATAN
PRINCE EDWARD PRINCE GEORGE PRINCE WILLIAM
RAPPAHANNOCK RICHMOND ROCKBRIDGE
ROCKINGHAM SHENANDOAH SPOTSYLVANIA
STAFFORD SURRY SUSSEX
WARREN WESTMORELAND

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

ALEXANDRIA BUENA VISTA CHARLOTTESVILLE
COLONIAL HEIGHTS DANVILLE EMPORIA
FAIRFAX FALLS CHURCH FREDERICKSBURG
HARRISONBURG HOPEWELL LEXINGTON
LYNCHBURG MANASSAS MANASSAS PARK
MARTINSVILLE PETERSBURG RICHMOND
STAUNTON WAYNESBORO WILLIAMSBURG
WINCHESTER

WVC003-037-065-102300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0078.180510T1710Z-180510T2300Z/

WV
. WEST VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BERKELEY JEFFERSON MORGAN

ANZ530-531-532-533-534-535-536-537-538-539-540-541-542-543-
102300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0078.180510T1710Z-180510T2300Z/

CW

. ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS INCLUDED ARE

CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF POOLES ISLAND MD

CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM POOLES ISLAND TO SANDY POINT MD

CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM SANDY POINT TO NORTH BEACH MD

CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM NORTH BEACH TO DRUM POINT MD

CHESAPEAKE BAY FROM DRUM POINT MD TO SMITH POINT VA

TIDAL POTOMAC FROM KEY BRIDGE TO INDIAN HEAD MD

TIDAL POTOMAC FROM INDIAN HEAD TO COBB ISLAND MD

TIDAL POTOMAC FROM COBB ISLAND MD TO SMITH POINT VA

PATAPSCO RIVER INCLUDING BALTIMORE HARBOR

CHESTER RIVER TO QUEENSTOWN MD

EASTERN BAY

CHOPTANK RIVER TO CAMBRIDGE MD AND THE LITTLE CHOPTANK RIVER

PATUXENT RIVER TO BROOMES ISLAND MD

TANGIER SOUND AND THE INLAND WATERS SURROUNDING BLOODSWORTH
ISLAND

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