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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 278 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 278
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
445 PM EDT Sat May 27 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northeast North Carolina
Eastern Virginia
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 445 PM until
1000 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…Scattered thunderstorms are forming over central Virginia.
These storms will track eastward across the watch area this
afternoon and evening, posing a risk of locally damaging wind gusts
and hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles north and south of a line from Lynchburg VA to 10
miles east southeast of Norfolk VA. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

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.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 275…WW 276…WW 277…

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
27030.

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 278
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
445 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 278 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

NCC015-029-041-053-065-069-073-077-083-091-127-131-139-143-145-
181-185-280200-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0278.170527T2045Z-170528T0200Z/

NC
. NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BERTIE CAMDEN CHOWAN
CURRITUCK EDGECOMBE FRANKLIN
GATES GRANVILLE HALIFAX
HERTFORD NASH NORTHAMPTON
PASQUOTANK PERQUIMANS PERSON
VANCE WARREN

VA
. VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE AMELIA AMHERST
APPOMATTOX AUGUSTA BRUNSWICK
BUCKINGHAM CAMPBELL CAROLINE
CHARLES CITY CHARLOTTE CHESTERFIELD
CUMBERLAND DINWIDDIE ESSEX
FLUVANNA GLOUCESTER GOOCHLAND
GREENE GREENSVILLE HALIFAX
HANOVER HENRICO ISLE OF WIGHT
JAMES CITY KING AND QUEEN KING WILLIAM
LOUISA LUNENBURG MADISON
MATHEWS MECKLENBURG MIDDLESEX
NELSON NEW KENT NOTTOWAY
ORANGE POWHATAN PRINCE EDWARD
PRINCE GEORGE SOUTHAMPTON SPOTSYLVANIA
SURRY SUSSEX YORK

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

CHARLOTTESVILLE CHESAPEAKE COLONIAL HEIGHTS
EMPORIA FRANKLIN FREDERICKSBURG
HAMPTON HOPEWELL LYNCHBURG
NEWPORT NEWS NORFOLK PETERSBURG
POQUOSON PORTSMOUTH RICHMOND
STAUNTON SUFFOLK VIRGINIA BEACH
WAYNESBORO WILLIAMSBURG

ANZ633-635-636-637-638-280200-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0278.170527T2045Z-170528T0200Z/

CW

. ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS INCLUDED ARE

CURRITUCK SOUND

RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER FROM URBANNA TO WINDMILL POINT

YORK RIVER

JAMES RIVER FROM JAMESTOWN TO THE JAMES RIVER BRIDGE

JAMES RIVER FROM JAMES RIVER BRIDGE TO HAMPTON ROADS
BRIDGE-TUNNEL

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