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   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0430 AM CDT SAT APR 16 2011
   
   ...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF THE CAROLINAS AND
   SOUTHERN VIRGINIA LATER TODAY INTO TONIGHT...
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
   DEVELOPMENT OF A FEW STRONG TORNADOES OVER PARTS OF THE CAROLINAS
   AND SOUTHERN VIRGINIA LATER TODAY INTO TONIGHT.
   
   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE
   
          CENTRAL AND EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
          CENTRAL AND EASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA
          SOUTHERN VIRGINIA
   
   ELSEWHERE...SURROUNDING THE AREA OF GREATEST RISK...SEVERE STORMS
   ALSO MAY OCCUR FROM SOUTHERN AND EASTERN GEORGIA INTO THE MID
   ATLANTIC STATES
   
   THE UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM THAT IN PART WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE
   SEVERE WEATHER OVER THE GULF STATES ON FRIDAY WILL CONTINUE EAST
   ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY AND CENTRAL APPALACHIANS TODAY AND TONIGHT.
   
   AS THIS OCCURS...A BAND OF FAST JET STREAM FLOW WILL SWEEP
   NORTHEASTWARD FROM ALABAMA AND TENNESSEE EARLY IN THE DAY TO THE MID
   ATLANTIC COAST BY EVENING.
   
   AT THE SAME TIME...A STREAM OF INCREASINGLY WARM AND HUMID AIR WILL
   SPREAD NORTH ACROSS THE CAROLINAS AND SOUTHERN VIRGINA...AHEAD OF A
   COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE OHIO VALLEY STORM SYSTEM.
   
   THE COMBINATION OF STRENGTHENING WINDS...DAYTIME HEATING...
   LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE RETURN ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT WILL
   CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF LONG-LIVED
   SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORMS.  THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
   A FEW STRONG TORNADOES...IN ADDITION TO DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL.
   
   STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGERS ARE MONITORING THIS DEVELOPING
   SITUATION. THOSE IN THE THREATENED AREA ARE URGED TO REVIEW SEVERE
   WEATHER SAFETY RULES AND TO LISTEN TO RADIO...TELEVISION...AND NOAA
   WEATHER RADIO FOR POSSIBLE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND STATEMENTS LATER
   TODAY.
   
   ..CORFIDI.. 04/16/2011
   
   $$        



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