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Tornado Watch 811
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WW0811 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 811
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1040 AM EDT SAT AUG 27 2011
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          DELAWARE
          EASTERN MARYLAND
          SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
          SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
          COASTAL WATERS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1040 AM UNTIL
   800 PM EDT.
   
   TORNADOES...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 75 MPH...AND DANGEROUS
   LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NORFOLK
   VIRGINIA TO 15 MILES NORTH OF ATLANTIC CITY NEW JERSEY.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
   
   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 810...
   
   DISCUSSION...SEVERAL CONVECTIVE BANDS TO THE NORTH OF THE CENTER OF
   HURRICANE IRENE CONTINUE TO CONTAIN SMALL ROTATING CELLS.  THESE ARE
   MOVING ONSHORE INTO THE TIDEWATER NEAR VIRGINIA BEACH AND EAST OF
   CHESAPEAKE BAY OVER COASTAL VA AND MD.  A THREAT FOR A FEW TORNADOES
   WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT NWD ALONG THE COAST AS IRENE MOVES NNEWD PER
   LATEST NHC FORECAST.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH EXTREME
   TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI
   WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 400. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 11040.
   
   
   ...WEISS
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