Tornado Watch Canceled : Flood Watch Continues Until This Evening

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A Tornado Watch has been issued for much of the area until 2 PM Friday afternoon May 27, 2022.

A flood watch is also in effect for the area into this evening, click here for that info.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 276 FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN VIRGINIA THIS CANCELS 16 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

ALBEMARLE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE
GREENE NELSON

IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

CITY OF WINCHESTER 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 1 COUNTY

IN PANHANDLE WEST VIRGINIA

MORGAN

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF CHARLOTTESVILLE, CROZET, FRONT ROYAL,
GREENFIELD, HARRISONBURG, HARRISONBURG, LURAY, MADISON, PAW PAW,
SHENANDOAH, STANARDSVILLE, STANLEY, STAUNTON, STAUNTON,
STRASBURG, WASHINGTON, WAYNESBORO, WAYNESBORO, WINCHESTER,
WINCHESTER, AND WOODSTOCK.

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 276
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
620 AM EDT Fri May 27 2022

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
District Of Columbia
Central and northern Maryland
Central and northern North Carolina
Central and northern Virginia
Extreme northeastern West Virginia
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Friday morning and afternoon from 620 AM until
200 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY…A gradual ramp-up of thunderstorm intensity and coverage
should continue through the remainder of the morning in a
destabilizing, moist environment, with enough shear to support
supercells and bowing segments. A few tornadoes and scattered
damaging to locally severe gusts are possible.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
east and west of a line from 25 miles southwest of Southern Pines NC
to 40 miles east northeast of Martinsburg WV. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

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.

TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 276
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
620 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2022

TORNADO WATCH 276 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM EDT FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

VA
. VIRGINIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALBEMARLE AMELIA AMHERST
APPOMATTOX ARLINGTON AUGUSTA
BEDFORD BRUNSWICK BUCKINGHAM
CAMPBELL CAROLINE CHARLES CITY
CHARLOTTE CHESTERFIELD CLARKE
CULPEPER CUMBERLAND DINWIDDIE
ESSEX FAIRFAX FAUQUIER
FLUVANNA FRANKLIN FREDERICK
GOOCHLAND GREENE GREENSVILLE
HALIFAX HANOVER HENRICO
HENRY KING AND QUEEN KING GEORGE
KING WILLIAM LOUDOUN LOUISA
LUNENBURG MADISON MECKLENBURG
NELSON NEW KENT NOTTOWAY
ORANGE PAGE PITTSYLVANIA
POWHATAN PRINCE EDWARD PRINCE GEORGE
PRINCE WILLIAM RAPPAHANNOCK RICHMOND
ROCKINGHAM SHENANDOAH SPOTSYLVANIA
STAFFORD SUSSEX WARREN
WESTMORELAND

VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

ALEXANDRIA CHARLOTTESVILLE COLONIAL HEIGHTS
DANVILLE EMPORIA FAIRFAX
FALLS CHURCH FREDERICKSBURG HARRISONBURG
HOPEWELL LYNCHBURG MANASSAS
MANASSAS PARK MARTINSVILLE PETERSBURG
RICHMOND STAUNTON WAYNESBORO
WINCHESTER

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