SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 109

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 109

WW 109 SEVERE TSTM DC DE MD VA WV CW 151750Z – 160200Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 109
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
150 PM EDT Mon Apr 15 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
District Of Columbia
Southern Delaware
Central and Eastern Maryland
Central and Eastern West Virginia
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 150 PM until
1000 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Broken bands of strong to severe thunderstorms are
forecast to develop this afternoon and move east-southeast through
the mid evening. Scattered severe gusts capable of wind damage will
be possible with the stronger cores and outflow winds. Large hail
may accompany the early cellular storm activity.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles north and south of a line from 20 miles west northwest
of Beckley WV to 30 miles east southeast of Wallops VA. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).


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


AVIATION…A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector


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