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WW0005 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 5
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   150 PM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
     SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 150 PM UNTIL
     800 PM EST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA TO 40 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF WAYCROSS
   GEORGIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 1...WW 2...WW 3...WW 4...

   DISCUSSION...A PRE-FRONTAL BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
   SPREAD EWD THROUGH THE AFTERNOON/EVENING...IN ADVANCE OF A STRONG
   MIDLEVEL TROUGH AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT.  A FEW DAMAGING GUSTS
   SHOULD BE THE MAIN THREAT WITH THE STRONGER STORMS EMBEDDED IN THE
   BAND.  OTHERWISE...A TORNADO OR TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
   CIRCULATIONS IN THE BAND...OR WITH MORE DISCRETE SUPERCELLS AHEAD OF
   THE LINE.

   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
   450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24045.


   ...THOMPSON
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