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Severe Thunderstorm Watch # 759 in effect until 8 PM Eastern – Canceled @ 5:54 PM EDT

[ 0 ] July 27, 2008 |

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CANCELED – CANCELED – CANCELED – CANCELED


Severe Thunderstorm Watch #759 area, including Nelson County, Virginia & Charlottesville.


Regional Animated Radar

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 759
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1125 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2008

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

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
DELAWARE
MUCH OF MARYLAND
NEW JERSEY
SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
NORTHERN VIRGINIA
COASTAL WATERS

EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1125 AM UNTIL 800
PM EDT.

HAIL TO 2 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 70
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTH OF
TRENTON NEW JERSEY TO 45 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF PATUXENT RIVER
MARYLAND. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

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…SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL INTENSIFY DURING THE
AFTERNOON ALONG A SURFACE COLD FRONT AND DIFFUSE LEE TROUGH…IN
ADVANCE OF A MID LEVEL SHORTWAVE TROUGH. RELATIVELY STEEP LOW-MID
LEVEL LAPSE RATES AND STRONG SURFACE HEATING WILL RESULT IN MLCAPE
VALUES AOA 2000 J/KG THIS AFTERNOON…WHILE EFFECTIVE BULK SHEAR
AROUND 30 KT WILL SUPPORT ORGANIZED MULTICELL CLUSTERS/LINES…AND
PERHAPS SOME MARGINAL SUPERCELL STRUCTURES. DAMAGING WINDS AND
LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE MAIN SEVERE THREATS THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON/EVENING.

Virginia Counties and areas included in Watch:

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 759
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1125 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2008

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 759 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE ARLINGTON CULPEPER
FAIRFAX FAUQUIER GREENE
KING GEORGE LOUDOUN MADISON
NELSON ORANGE PRINCE WILLIAM
RAPPAHANNOCK SPOTSYLVANIA STAFFORD

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

ALEXANDRIA CHARLOTTESVILLE FAIRFAX
FALLS CHURCH FREDERICKSBURG MANASSAS
MANASSAS PARK
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