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Tornado Watch 478
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   SEL8
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 478
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   940 PM EDT TUE JUN 13 2006
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
          EASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA
          COASTAL WATERS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 940 PM
   UNTIL 500 AM EDT.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 0.5 INCH IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND
   GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
   AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 35 STATUTE
   MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 75 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF
   CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA TO 70 MILES NORTHEAST OF MYRTLE BEACH
   SOUTH CAROLINA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
   
   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...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES TORNADO
   WATCH NUMBER 475. WATCH NUMBER 475 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER
   940 PM EDT. CONTINUE...WW 476...WW 477...
   
   DISCUSSION...ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT AS
   CENTER OF ALBERTO MOVES SLOWLY EASTWARD INTO SC.  LOCAL VAD PROFILES
   INDICATE CONTINUED VERY FAVORABLE VERTICAL WIND PROFILES FOR BRIEF
   TORNADOES IN SUSTAINED/CELLULAR ACTIVITY.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 0.5 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 21030.
   
   
   ...HART
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