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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 276
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WW0276 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

Note:  The expiration time in the watch graphic is amended if the watch is replaced, cancelled or extended.
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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 276
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   325 PM EDT TUE JUN 10 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN AND NORTHERN GEORGIA
     FAR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
     FAR NORTHWEST SOUTH CAROLINA
     EASTERN TENNESSEE
     FAR WESTERN VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 325 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHEAST OF LA GRANGE GEORGIA TO 45 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   BRISTOL TENNESSEE.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
   FAVORABLE FOR 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. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
   DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 273...WW 274...WW 275...

   DISCUSSION...AN INTENSIFYING N-S-ORIENTED SQUALL LINE IS EXPECTED TO
   PROGRESS ACROSS THE WATCH AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO EVENING.
   DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE PRIMARY HAZARD WITH THESE STORMS.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 24030.


   ...MEAD
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