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Wintergreen & Nelson : Severe Thunderstorm Watch : ! Canceled !

[ 0 ] May 27, 2011 |

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect for Nelson, Wintergreen and most of Central Virginia until 8PM EDT Friday night. Look to the right under NELSON WEATHER BULLETINS for the latest text updates.


SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 7:36 PM EDT on May 27, 2011

The National Weather Service has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm
Watch 388 for the following areas

In Virginia this cancels 19 counties

In central Virginia

Albemarle Greene King George
Nelson Orange Spotsylvania

In northern Virginia

Culpeper Fauquier Stafford

In northwest Virginia

Clarke Frederick Madison
Page Rappahannock Shenandoah
Warren

In western Virginia

Augusta Highland Rockingham

In West Virginia this cancels 5 counties

In northeast West Virginia

Grant Hampshire Hardy
Mineral Pendleton

In Virginia this cancels 6 independent cities

In central Virginia

Charlottesville City of Fredericksburg

In northwest Virginia

City of Harrisonburg City of Winchester

In western Virginia

City of Staunton City of Waynesboro

This includes the cities of…Bayard…Berryville…
Charlottesville…Culpeper…Dahlgren…Elk Garden…Falmouth…
Fort Ashby…Franklin…Front Royal…Greenfield…Harrisonburg…
Keyser…Luray…Madison…Monterey…Moorefield…Mount Storm…
Orange…Petersburg…Romney…Spotsylvania courthouse…
Stanardsville…Staunton…Strasburg…Warrenton…Washington…
Waynesboro…Winchester and Woodstock.

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 388
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1255 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2011

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

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
CENTRAL MARYLAND
CENTRAL NEW YORK
CENTRAL AND EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
NORTHERN VIRGINIA
EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA PANHANDLE
COASTAL WATERS

EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1255 PM 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 75
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES SOUTH OF
CHARLOTTESVILLE VIRGINIA TO 50 MILES NORTHEAST OF ITHACA NEW
YORK. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED
WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

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 387…

DISCUSSION…SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL FORM THIS AFTERNOON IN
CORRIDOR OF MODERATE INSTABILITY FROM NORTHERN VA INTO PORTIONS OF
PA/NY. RATHER STRONG MID LEVEL WINDS AND STEEP LOW/MID LEVEL LAPSE
RATES WILL PROMOTE ORGANIZED STORMS INCLUDING A FEW SUPERCELLS.
LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL ARE THE MAIN THREATS.

AVIATION…A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 23035.

City & county outline areas below:
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 388
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1255 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2011

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 388 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

VA
. VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE ARLINGTON AUGUSTA
CLARKE CULPEPER FAIRFAX
FAUQUIER FREDERICK GREENE
HIGHLAND KING GEORGE LOUDOUN
MADISON NELSON ORANGE
PAGE PRINCE WILLIAM RAPPAHANNOCK
ROCKINGHAM SHENANDOAH SPOTSYLVANIA
STAFFORD WARREN

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

ALEXANDRIA CHARLOTTESVILLE FAIRFAX
FALLS CHURCH FREDERICKSBURG HARRISONBURG
MANASSAS MANASSAS PARK STAUNTON
WAYNESBORO WINCHESTER

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