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TORNADO WATCH : For Some Counties In Central Blue Ridge Area – Canceled

[ 0 ] April 14, 2019 |
From Storm Prediction Center : A tornado watch is in effect until 8PM Sunday evening for the areas highlighted in red. Amherst-Appomattox-Buckingham are three of several other nearby counties included in the watch. Click image above for the absolute latest updated info from SPC. 

Tornado Watch – CANCELED

TORNADO WATCH 62…PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING…IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE
FOLLOWING AREAS

IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES

IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA

CASWELL ROCKINGHAM STOKES
SURRY

IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA

ALLEGHANY NC WILKES YADKIN

IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 23 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

AMHERST APPOMATTOX BUCKINGHAM
CAMPBELL CITY OF LYNCHBURG

IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BEDFORD CHARLOTTE CITY OF DANVILLE
CITY OF MARTINSVILLE HALIFAX HENRY
PITTSYLVANIA

IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

CARROLL FLOYD PATRICK

IN WEST CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BOTETOURT CITY OF BUENA VISTA CITY OF LEXINGTON
CITY OF ROANOKE CITY OF SALEM FRANKLIN
ROANOKE ROCKBRIDGE

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 62
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   220 PM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     North Carolina
     Western Virginia

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 220 PM until
     800 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Multiple clusters and rounds of thunderstorms are expected
   into early evening. A couple tornadoes and locally damaging winds
   are the primary hazards.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 90 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 25 miles south southwest of Charlotte
   NC to 50 miles north of Danville VA. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
   tornadoes and 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.

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