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Tornado Watch 222
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WW0222 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 222
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   800 PM EDT WED JUN 4 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
     EASTERN TENNESSEE
     WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
     SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 800 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF WHITE
   SULPHUR SPRINGS WEST VIRGINIA TO 25 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HOT
   SPRINGS NORTH CAROLINA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH
   SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 218...WW 219...WW
   220...WW 221...

   DISCUSSION...CLUSTERS OF SEMI-DISCRETE STORMS/SUPERCELLS EXPECTED TO
   PERSIST ALONG THE W SLOPES OF THE SRN APPALACHIANS THROUGH LATE
   EVE...WITH ADDITIONAL STORMS POSSIBLY MOVING/DEVELOPING EWD INTO WRN
   AND SW VA AS MID-LVL SPEED MAX AND ASSOCIATED UVV FIELD OVERSPREAD
   MOIST/CONFLUENT LOW--LVL FLOW.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 30030.


   ...CORFIDI
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