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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 288
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 288
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1210 AM EDT Sun May 28 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northeast Georgia
     Southern North Carolina
     Upstate South Carolina

   * Effective this Sunday morning from 1210 AM until 600 AM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A line to strong to severe thunderstorms will continue to
   move across the region through the overnight hours. Locally damaging
   winds will be the primary risk.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 35
   statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles west of
   Anderson SC to 40 miles east southeast of Charlotte NC. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 279...WW 280...WW
   281...WW 282...WW 284...WW 285...WW 286...WW 287...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   31035.

   ...Guyer
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