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Severe Thunderstorm Watch (Canceled For Many Areas)

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 1:44 PM EST on March 01, 2017

The National Weather Service has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm
Watch 56 for the following areas

In Maryland this cancels 2 counties

In north central Maryland

Frederick Washington

In Virginia this cancels 18 counties

In central Virginia

Albemarle city of Charlottesville
Greene Nelson

In northern Virginia

Loudoun

In northwest Virginia

City of Winchester Clarke Frederick
Madison Page Rappahannock
Shenandoah Warren

In western Virginia

Augusta city of Harrisonburg City of Staunton
City of Waynesboro Rockingham

In West Virginia this cancels 3 counties

In Panhandle West Virginia

Berkeley Jefferson Morgan

This includes the cities of ballenger creek, Berryville,
Charles Town, Charlottesville, Crozet, Frederick, Front Royal,
Greenfield, Hagerstown, Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg, Leesburg,
Luray, Madison, Martinsburg, Paw Paw, Shenandoah, Shepherdstown,
Stanardsville, Stanley, Staunton, Staunton, Sterling, Strasburg,
Washington, Waynesboro, Waynesboro, Winchester, Winchester,
and Woodstock.

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 56
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
301 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 56 IS CANCELLED AND WILL BE REPLACED
SHORTLY WITH SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 59.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WATCH 56 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS CANCELS 9 COUNTIES

IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA

CASWELL ROCKINGHAM STOKES
SURRY

IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA

ALLEGHANY NC ASHE WATAUGA
WILKES YADKIN

IN VIRGINIA THIS CANCELS 10 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

APPOMATTOX BUCKINGHAM CAMPBELL

IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CHARLOTTE CITY OF DANVILLE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE
HALIFAX HENRY PITTSYLVANIA

IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

PATRICK

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 56
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1035 AM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
District Of Columbia
Western and Central Maryland
Northwest North Carolina
Southeast Pennsylvania
Western and Northern Virginia
Eastern West Virginia Panhandle
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Wednesday morning and afternoon from 1035 AM
until 500 PM EST.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY…A line of severe thunderstorms over WV and eastern KY will
track eastward across the watch area this morning and early
afternoon. Damaging winds along the leading edge of the storms
appears to be the main threat, although an isolated tornado or two
is possible.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles north of
Hagerstown MD to 65 miles south of Dublin VA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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 53…WW 54…WW 55…

AVIATION…A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
27040.

…Hart

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 10:38 AM EST on March 01, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch
56 in effect until 5 PM EST this afternoon for the following
areas

The District of Columbia

In Maryland this watch includes 12 counties

In central Maryland

Anne Arundel Howard Montgomery
Prince Georges

In north central Maryland

Carroll Frederick Washington

In northern Maryland

Baltimore Baltimore City Harford

In southern Maryland

Charles

In western Maryland

Allegany

In Virginia this watch includes 34 counties

In central Virginia

Albemarle city of Charlottesville
City of Fredericksburg Greene
King George Nelson Orange
Spotsylvania

In northern Virginia

Arlington city of Alexandria City of Fairfax
City of Falls Church City of Manassas
City of Manassas Park Culpeper
Fairfax Fauquier Loudoun
Prince William Stafford

In northwest Virginia

City of Winchester Clarke Frederick
Madison Page Rappahannock
Shenandoah Warren

In western Virginia

Augusta city of Harrisonburg City of Staunton
City of Waynesboro Highland Rockingham

In West Virginia this watch includes 8 counties

In eastern West Virginia

Grant Hampshire Hardy
Mineral Pendleton

In Panhandle West Virginia

Berkeley Jefferson Morgan

This includes the cities of Aberdeen, Alexandria, Annapolis,
Arlington, Arnold, Aspen Hill, ballenger creek, Baltimore,
Bel Air, Berryville, Bethesda, Bowie, Camp Springs, Catonsville,
Chantilly, Charles Town, Charlottesville, Clinton, College Park,
Columbia, Crozet, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dahlgren, Dundalk,
Edgewood, Eldersburg, Ellicott City, Essex, Fairfax,
Falls church, Fallston, Falmouth, Fort Ashby, Franklin,
Frederick, Fredericksburg, Front Royal, Frostburg, Gaithersburg,
Germantown, Glen Burnie, Gordonsville, Greenbelt, Greenfield,
Hagerstown, Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg, Havre de Grace, Herndon,
Joppatowne, Keyser, Laurel, Leesburg, Luray, Madison, Manassas,
Manassas Park, Martinsburg, McLean, Monterey, Moorefield,
Odenton, Orange, Parkville, Paw Paw, Petersburg, Pikesville,
Potomac, Randallstown, Reston, Rockville, Romney, Severn,
Severna Park, Shenandoah, Shepherdstown, Silver Spring,
South Gate, Spotsylvania courthouse, St. Charles, Stanardsville,
Stanley, Staunton, Staunton, Sterling, Strasburg,
Suitland-Silver Hill, Towson, Waldorf, Warrenton, Washington,
Washington, Waynesboro, Waynesboro, Westminster, Winchester,
Winchester, Woodbridge, and Woodstock.