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Tornado Watch 26
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WW0026 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL6
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 26
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   855 PM EST WED JAN 30 2013
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA
          COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
          COASTAL WATERS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 855 PM
   UNTIL 100 AM EST.
   
   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 55 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA TO 55 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF SAVANNAH
   GEORGIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
   
   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 23...WW 24...WW 25...
   
   DISCUSSION...EXISTING SSW/NNE SQLN WILL CONTINUE ENE INTO MOIST BUT
   GRADUALLY STABILIZING LOW-LVL ENVIRONMENT...SUPPORTED IN PART BY
   ASCENT ASSOCIATED WITH SRN FRINGE OF EJECTING TN VLY UPR TROUGH.
   STRENGTH OF WIND FIELD AND LIKELIHOOD FOR ONLY SLOW WEAKENING OF
   EXISTING CONVECTION SUGGESTS A CONTINUED RISK FOR LOCALLY DMGG WIND
   AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO FROM THE LWR SAVANNAH RVR VLY OF GA/SC E/NE
   ACROSS THE SC CSTL PLN.
   
   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
   350. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 23050.
   
   
   ...CORFIDI
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