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    This watch was just issued by the Storm Prediction Center for Nelson County and much of Virginia.
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    URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 461
    NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
    210 PM EDT THU JUN 28 2007

    THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
    DELAWARE
    MARYLAND
    NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA
    NEW JERSEY
    SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
    VIRGINIA
    EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA
    COASTAL WATERS

    EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 210 PM UNTIL
    1100 PM EDT.

    HAIL TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70
    MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

    THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100
    STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES SOUTHEAST
    OF TRENTON NEW JERSEY TO 45 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF BLUEFIELD
    WEST VIRGINIA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
    ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

    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.

    DISCUSSION…VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS HAVE DEVELOPED FROM
    SOUTHWEST VA/NORTHWEST NC ACROSS THE DELMARVA REGION INTO NJ/PA.
    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP THROUGHOUT THIS
    REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WHERE MLCAPE VALUES WILL BE IN
    EXCESS OF 2000 J/KG. STEEP LOW LEVEL LAPSE RATES AND SUFFICIENT
    VERTICAL SHEAR WILL ENHANCE THE RISK OF DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL IN
    STRONGER CELLS.

    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 27020.

    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 461
    NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
    210 PM EDT THU JUN 28 2007

    SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 461 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT
    FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

    VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

    ACCOMACK ALBEMARLE ALLEGHANY
    AMELIA AMHERST APPOMATTOX
    ARLINGTON AUGUSTA BATH
    BEDFORD BLAND BOTETOURT
    BRUNSWICK BUCKINGHAM CAMPBELL
    CAROLINE CARROLL CHARLES CITY
    CHARLOTTE CHESTERFIELD CLARKE
    CRAIG CULPEPER CUMBERLAND
    DINWIDDIE ESSEX FAIRFAX
    FAUQUIER FLOYD FLUVANNA
    FRANKLIN FREDERICK GILES
    GLOUCESTER GOOCHLAND GRAYSON
    GREENE GREENSVILLE HALIFAX
    HANOVER HENRICO HENRY
    HIGHLAND JAMES CITY KING AND QUEEN
    KING GEORGE KING WILLIAM LANCASTER
    LOUDOUN LOUISA LUNENBURG
    MADISON MATHEWS MECKLENBURG
    MIDDLESEX MONTGOMERY NELSON
    NEW KENT NORTHAMPTON NORTHUMBERLAND
    NOTTOWAY ORANGE PAGE
    PATRICK PITTSYLVANIA POWHATAN
    PRINCE EDWARD PRINCE GEORGE PRINCE WILLIAM
    PULASKI RAPPAHANNOCK RICHMOND
    ROANOKE ROCKBRIDGE ROCKINGHAM
    SHENANDOAH SMYTH SPOTSYLVANIA
    STAFFORD SURRY SUSSEX
    TAZEWELL WARREN WESTMORELAND
    WYTHE YORK

    VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

    ALEXANDRIA BEDFORD BUENA VISTA
    CHARLOTTESVILLE COLONIAL HEIGHTS COVINGTON
    DANVILLE EMPORIA FAIRFAX
    FALLS CHURCH FREDERICKSBURG GALAX
    HARRISONBURG HOPEWELL LEXINGTON
    LYNCHBURG MANASSAS MANASSAS PARK
    MARTINSVILLE PETERSBURG POQUOSON
    RADFORD RICHMOND ROANOKE
    SALEM STAUNTON WAYNESBORO
    WILLIAMSBURG WINCHESTER
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