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Tornado Watch 28
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WW0028 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 28
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   320 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
     DELAWARE
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN MARYLAND
     SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
     SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA
     NORTHERN VIRGINIA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 320 PM
     UNTIL 1100 PM EST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES AND A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY

   SUMMARY...A LINE OF STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL QUICKLY PROGRESS
   NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION THROUGH THIS EVENING.
   DAMAGING WINDS AND A FEW TORNADOES WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   PHILADELPHIA PENNSYLVANIA TO 35 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF PATUXENT
   RIVER MARYLAND.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 26...WW 27...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
   GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 21045.


   ...GRAMS
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