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EXPIRED Severe Thunderstorm Watch #0273 for District Of Columbia, Delaware, Central and Eastern Maryland, Southern New Jersey, Northern and Eastern Virginia, Coastal Waters
  • Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
  • Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
  • A tornado or two possible

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EXPIRED Severe Thunderstorm Watch #0273

Locations Affected

  • District Of Columbia
  • Delaware
  • Central and Eastern Maryland
  • Southern New Jersey
  • Northern and Eastern Virginia
  • Coastal Waters
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Summary

    Clusters of storms are expected to develop and/or move into the region from the west-northwest this evening, with an increasing potential for damaging winds, some severe hail, and possibly a brief tornado risk. The downstream air mass is warm and unstable. The severe risk is expected to continue well into the late evening and early overnight hours before storms weaken and/or clear the coast.

    Severe Weather Threats

  • Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
  • Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
  • A tornado or two possible
  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Details

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    URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
    Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 273
    NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
    725 PM EDT Mon Jun 14 2021
    
    The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
    
    * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
      District Of Columbia
      Delaware
      Central and Eastern Maryland
      Southern New Jersey
      Northern and Eastern Virginia
      Coastal Waters
    
    * Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 725 PM
      until 200 AM EDT.
    
    * 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...Clusters of storms are expected to develop and/or move
    into the region from the west-northwest this evening, with an
    increasing potential for damaging winds, some severe hail, and
    possibly a brief tornado risk. The downstream air mass is warm and
    unstable. The severe risk is expected to continue well into the late
    evening and early overnight hours before storms weaken and/or clear
    the coast.
    
    The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
    statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles east southeast
    of Dover DE to 50 miles west of Washington DC. For a complete
    depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
    (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
    
    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 270...WW 271...WW 272...
    
    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 500. Mean storm motion vector
    29030.
    
    ...Guyer

    National Risk Overview

    Tuesday, June 15
    TORNADO: low
    HAIL: 5%
    WIND: 5%
    Wednesday, June 16
    TORNADO: low
    HAIL: 5%
    WIND: 5%
    Thursday, June 17
    ANY SEVERE: 15%
    Friday, June 18
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Saturday, June 19
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Sunday, June 20
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain
    Monday, June 21
    ANY SEVERE: low / uncertain

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