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Wintergreen, Nelson & Surrounding Areas : Severe Thunderstorm Watch – CANCELED

[ 0 ] July 27, 2012 |

Via NWS-SPC : A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for most of Central Virginia including Nelson & Wintergreen until 10PM EDT Friday night.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch – CANCELLATION
Statement as of 6:07 PM EDT on July 27, 2012

The National Weather Service has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm
Watch 531 for the following areas

In Virginia this cancels 9 counties

In central Virginia

Albemarle Greene King George
Nelson Orange Spotsylvania

In northern Virginia

Culpeper Stafford

In northwest Virginia

Madison

In Virginia this cancels 2 independent cities

In central Virginia

Charlottesville City of Fredericksburg

This includes the cities of…Charlottesville…Culpeper…
Dahlgren…Falmouth…Greenfield…Madison…Orange…
Spotsylvania courthouse and Stanardsville.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 531
Scroll for country city outline in VA
URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 531
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
155 PM EDT FRI JUL 27 2012

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

NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VIRGINIA
FAR SOUTHEASTERN WEST VIRGINIA

EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 155 PM UNTIL
1000 PM EDT.

HAIL TO 1 INCH 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 95
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES EAST
NORTHEAST OF CHARLOTTESVILLE VIRGINIA TO 60 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST
OF DANVILLE VIRGINIA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

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…TSTMS EXPECTED TO FORM/INCREASE ALONG NE-SW LEE TROUGH
FROM CNTRL VA INTO NW NC. OTHER STORMS EXPECTED TO FORM/STRENGTHEN
ALONG AND E OF NE-SW DIFFUSE OUTFLOW BOUNDARY LEFT BY OVERNIGHT
STORMS IN SRN WV. STEEPENING LOW LVL LAPSE RATES AND MODERATE
UNIDIRECTIONAL DEEP WSW FLOW SUGGEST POTENTIAL FOR BOWING SEGMENTS
WITH DMGG WIND. SOME POTENTIAL ALSO WILL EXIST FOR UPSCALE
DEVELOPMENT INTO A LARGER SCALE…SLIGHTLY-BOWING SQLN. SUCH
EVOLUTION WOULD EXTEND A RISK FOR DMGG WIND ENE TOWARD THE MID/LWR
THE CHESAPEAKE BAY THIS EVE.

AVIATION…A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM MOTION
VECTOR 26025.

City County outline areas:

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 531
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
155 PM EDT FRI JUL 27 2012

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 531 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

VA
. VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE ALLEGHANY AMELIA
AMHERST APPOMATTOX AUGUSTA
BATH BEDFORD BLAND
BOTETOURT BRUNSWICK BUCKINGHAM
CAMPBELL CAROLINE CARROLL
CHARLES CITY CHARLOTTE CHESTERFIELD
CRAIG CULPEPER CUMBERLAND
DINWIDDIE ESSEX FLOYD
FLUVANNA FRANKLIN GILES
GOOCHLAND GRAYSON GREENE
HALIFAX HANOVER HENRICO
HENRY HIGHLAND KING AND QUEEN
KING GEORGE KING WILLIAM LOUISA
LUNENBURG MADISON MECKLENBURG
MONTGOMERY NELSON NEW KENT
NOTTOWAY ORANGE PATRICK
PITTSYLVANIA POWHATAN PRINCE EDWARD
PRINCE GEORGE PULASKI RICHMOND
ROANOKE ROCKBRIDGE ROCKINGHAM
SMYTH SPOTSYLVANIA STAFFORD
TAZEWELL WESTMORELAND WYTHE

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

BEDFORD BUENA VISTA CHARLOTTESVILLE
COLONIAL HEIGHTS COVINGTON DANVILLE
GALAX HARRISONBURG HOPEWELL
LEXINGTON LYNCHBURG MARTINSVILLE
PETERSBURG RADFORD RICHMOND
ROANOKE SALEM STAUNTON
WAYNESBORO

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