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Tornado Watch #741 – CANCELED – CANCELED!

[ 0 ] November 16, 2010 |

Via The NWS Storm Prediction Center : A Tornado Watch has been issued for Nelson and much of Central Virginia and North Carolina until 4AM Wednesday morning. Click image for latest updates.

Nelson County, Virginia
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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 741
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
850 PM EST TUE NOV 16 2010

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

CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
CENTRAL VIRGINIA

EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 850 PM
UNTIL 400 AM EST.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 0.5 INCH IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUSTS TO 80 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF
COLUMBIA SOUTH CAROLINA TO 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF CHARLOTTESVILLE
VIRGINIA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

REMEMBER…A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND 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.

DISCUSSION…SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE INCREASING ALONG/AHEAD OF
SURFACE COLD FRONT OVER WESTERN VA/NC/SC. THESE STORMS WILL TRACK
NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH MUCH OF THE NIGHT AS A
STRONG UPPER TROUGH ROTATES INTO REGION. VERY STRONG WIND FIELDS
WILL OFFSET WEAK INSTABILITY FOR A RISK OF A FEW SEVERE STORMS.
DAMAGING WINDS ARE THE PRIMARY THREAT. HOWEVER…SUFFICIENT LOW
LEVEL VERTICAL SHEAR IS PRESENT FOR THE POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED
TORNADOES AS WELL.

County Outline:
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 741
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
850 PM EST TUE NOV 16 2010

TORNADO WATCH 741 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 AM EST FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

VAC003-007-009-011-015-019-023-025-029-031-037-041-049-053-063-
065-067-075-083-085-087-089-109-111-117-121-125-135-141-143-145-
147-161-163-515-530-540-590-678-680-690-760-770-775-790-820-
170900-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0741.101117T0150Z-101117T0900Z/

VA
. VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE AMELIA AMHERST
APPOMATTOX AUGUSTA BEDFORD
BOTETOURT BRUNSWICK BUCKINGHAM
CAMPBELL CHARLOTTE CHESTERFIELD
CUMBERLAND DINWIDDIE FLOYD
FLUVANNA FRANKLIN GOOCHLAND
HALIFAX HANOVER HENRICO
HENRY LOUISA LUNENBURG
MECKLENBURG MONTGOMERY NELSON
NOTTOWAY PATRICK PITTSYLVANIA
POWHATAN PRINCE EDWARD ROANOKE
ROCKBRIDGE

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

BEDFORD BUENA VISTA CHARLOTTESVILLE
DANVILLE LEXINGTON LYNCHBURG
MARTINSVILLE RICHMOND ROANOKE
SALEM STAUNTON WAYNESBORO
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