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Tornado Watch Issued For Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 10 p.m. for parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and all of Delaware.

The watch affects 18 counties in Pennsylvania, including the Philadelphia metro area and 16 New Jersey counties.

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The weather service says "several tornadoes" are possible with damaging wind gusts to 70 mph, and a few events will have hail up to 1.5 inches in diameter.

A watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes. Hail and strong winds are also possible.

Persons in the watch area should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings. 

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