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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
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).
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
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