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Tornado Watch 114
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WW0114 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 114
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1230 AM EDT TUE APR 29 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST GEORGIA
     WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
     NORTHWEST SOUTH CAROLINA
     EAST TENNESSEE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY MORNING FROM 1230 AM UNTIL 700 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED 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 5 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF HOT
   SPRINGS NORTH CAROLINA TO 100 MILES SOUTH OF KNOXVILLE TENNESSEE.
    FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 111...WW 113...

   DISCUSSION...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO AFFECT EAST
   TN...AND MAY DEVELOP EASTWARD INTO PARTS OF WESTERN NC/SC AND
   NORTHEAST GA DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS.  VERY STRONG LOW LEVEL
   VERTICAL SHEAR AND SUFFICIENT INSTABILITY WILL MAINTAIN THE RISK OF
   SUPERCELLS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.


   ...HART
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