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Nelson: Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 PM EDT – expired

[ 0 ] July 4, 2007 |

As we have been discussing, the weather continues to head toward a more unstable atmosphere. As of 5 PM EDT the Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of Central Virginia that is not covered by a tornado watch already. The outline areas are below.

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 486
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
500 PM EDT WED JUL 4 2007

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

A SMALL PART OF NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VIRGINIA
SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA

EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 500 PM UNTIL
1000 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 60
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES SOUTH
SOUTHWEST OF BLUEFIELD WEST VIRGINIA TO 45 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST
OF CHARLOTTESVILLE VIRGINIA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE
WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

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 482…WW 483…WW
484…WW 485…

DISCUSSION…WIDELY SCTD STORMS/POSSIBLE SUPERCELLS EXPECTED TO
PERSIST/DEVELOP IN MODERATELY SHEARED LOW LVL THERMAL AXIS ON SRN
FRINGE OF DIFFLUENT SHORTWAVE TROUGH. SUPERCELLULAR NATURE OF
UPDRAFTS MAY LENGTHEN STORM LIFETIMES AND ENHANCE THREAT FOR
HAIL/WIND AND PERHAPS AN ISOLATED TORNADO.

County outline area:

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 486
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
500 PM EDT WED JUL 4 2007

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 486 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE ALLEGHANY AMELIA
AMHERST APPOMATTOX BATH
BEDFORD BLAND BOTETOURT
BUCKINGHAM CAMPBELL CARROLL
CHARLOTTE CRAIG CUMBERLAND
FLOYD FLUVANNA FRANKLIN
GILES GOOCHLAND GRAYSON
HALIFAX HENRY LOUISA
LUNENBURG MECKLENBURG MONTGOMERY
NELSON NOTTOWAY ORANGE
PATRICK PITTSYLVANIA POWHATAN
PRINCE EDWARD PULASKI ROANOKE
ROCKBRIDGE SMYTH SPOTSYLVANIA
TAZEWELL WYTHE

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

BEDFORD BUENA VISTA CHARLOTTESVILLE
COVINGTON DANVILLE GALAX
LEXINGTON LYNCHBURG MARTINSVILLE
RADFORD ROANOKE SALEM

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