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Wintergreen & Nelson : Severe Thunderstorm Watch : ! CANCELED !

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Via The Storm Prediction Center : The areas outlined in blue, including Nelson & Wintergreen, are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9PM Friday night. Look to your right under Nelson Weather Bulletins for the latest updates.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 610
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
155 PM EDT FRI JUL 8 2011

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

CONNECTICUT
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
DELAWARE
MARYLAND
NEW JERSEY
SOUTHEAST NEW YORK
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA
COASTAL WATERS

EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 155 PM UNTIL 900
PM EDT.

HAIL TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 65
MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTH
NORTHEAST OF POUGHKEEPSIE NEW YORK TO 35 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
WASHINGTON DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE
WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

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…CLUSTERS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
DEVELOPING AND INTENSIFY THIS AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE OF A SHORT WAVE
TROUGH MOVING EWD TOWARD THE MID ATLANTIC REGION. AIR MASS IS VERY
MOIST WITH SURFACE DEW POINTS IN THE LOW 70S…AND DIABATIC HEATING
HAS RESULTED IN DESTABILIZATION WITH MLCAPE OF 1500 J/KG. SWLY MID
LEVEL WINDS OF 30-40 KT ARE CONTRIBUTING TO SUFFICIENT VERTICAL
SHEAR TO ENHANCE THREAT FOR SEVERE STORMS. LOCALIZED DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS AND HAIL WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.

AVIATION…A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 55
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 23025.

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 610
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
155 PM EDT FRI JUL 8 2011

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 610 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL MARYLAND

ANNE ARUNDEL HOWARD MONTGOMERY
PRINCE GEORGES

IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND

CARROLL FREDERICK

IN NORTHERN MARYLAND

BALTIMORE HARFORD

IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND

CALVERT CHARLES ST. MARYS

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 15 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

ALBEMARLE GREENE KING GEORGE
NELSON ORANGE SPOTSYLVANIA

IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

ARLINGTON CULPEPER FAIRFAX
FAUQUIER LOUDOUN PRINCE WILLIAM
STAFFORD

IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

MADISON RAPPAHANNOCK

IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 INDEPENDENT CITY

IN NORTHERN MARYLAND

BALTIMORE CITY

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 INDEPENDENT CITIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CHARLOTTESVILLE

IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

CITY OF ALEXANDRIA CITY OF FAIRFAX CITY OF FALLS CHURCH
CITY OF MANASSAS CITY OF MANASSAS PARK

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ABERDEEN…ANNAPOLIS…ARLINGTON…
BEL AIR…CHANTILLY…CHARLOTTESVILLE…CHESAPEAKE BEACH…
COLUMBIA…CULPEPER…DAHLGREN…EDGEWOOD…FALLSTON…FALMOUTH…
FREDERICK…GAITHERSBURG…GREENFIELD…HAVRE DE GRACE…
JOPPATOWNE…LAUREL…LEESBURG…MADISON…MCLEAN…ORANGE…
RESTON…SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE…ST MARYS…STANARDSVILLE…
STERLING…TOWSON…WALDORF…WARRENTON…WASHINGTON…
WASHINGTON…WESTMINSTER AND WOODBRIDGE.