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Tornado Watch #233 – !CANCELED!

[ 0 ] April 27, 2011 |

Via NWS: A Tornado Watch is in effect for virtually all of Central Virginia, including Nelson & Wintergreen until 8PM EDT tonight. Look to the right under Nelson Weather Alerts for the absolute latest updates and remember to refresh your browser often.

! CANCELED – CANCELED – CANCELED!

This watch has been replaced by a new Tornado Watch #240 until 2AM Thursday. Click here for new information on this watch.

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 233 (REPLACED)
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
125 PM EDT WED APR 27 2011

SCROLL DOWN FOR COUNTY SPECIFIC INFORMATION

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

CENTRAL MARYLAND
CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
CENTRAL VIRGINIA
EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA
COASTAL WATERS

EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 125 PM UNTIL
800 PM EDT.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUSTS TO 70 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
MARTINSBURG WEST VIRGINIA TO 25 MILES SOUTH OF SOUTHERN PINES
NORTH CAROLINA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

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.

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 230…WW 231…WW 232…

DISCUSSION…SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE INCREASING ACROSS PORTIONS
OF NC/VA IN REGION OF WARM/MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS. INCREASING
MID AND LOW LEVEL WIND FIELDS THROUGH THE DAY SUGGEST A RISK OF
ORGANIZED/SUPERCELL STORMS CAPABLE OF LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.
THE TORNADO THREAT IS NOT PARTICULARLY HIGH…BUT SUFFICIENT LOW
LEVEL SHEAR IS PRESENT FOR A RISK OF ISOLATED SPIN UPS IN THE MOST
INTENSE SUPERCELLS.

County/City Outlines
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 233
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
125 PM EDT WED APR 27 2011

TORNADO WATCH 233 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

VA
. VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE ALLEGHANY AMELIA
AMHERST APPOMATTOX AUGUSTA
BATH BEDFORD BOTETOURT
BRUNSWICK BUCKINGHAM CAMPBELL
CAROLINE CHARLOTTE CHESTERFIELD
CLARKE CULPEPER CUMBERLAND
DINWIDDIE FAUQUIER FLUVANNA
FRANKLIN FREDERICK GOOCHLAND
GREENE HALIFAX HANOVER
HENRICO HENRY HIGHLAND
KING GEORGE LOUISA LUNENBURG
MADISON MECKLENBURG NELSON
NOTTOWAY ORANGE PAGE
PITTSYLVANIA POWHATAN PRINCE EDWARD
RAPPAHANNOCK ROCKBRIDGE ROCKINGHAM
SHENANDOAH SPOTSYLVANIA STAFFORD
WARREN

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

BEDFORD BUENA VISTA CHARLOTTESVILLE
COVINGTON DANVILLE FREDERICKSBURG
HARRISONBURG LEXINGTON LYNCHBURG
MARTINSVILLE RICHMOND STAUNTON
WAYNESBORO WINCHESTER
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