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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 295
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
705 PM EDT Sun May 28 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southern North Carolina
Central and eastern South Carolina
* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 705 PM
until 100 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Multiple storms will continue eastward within a moderately
unstable and moderately sheared environment. A couple of small but
more organized clusters could eventually evolve and spread toward
coastal South Carolina and coastal southern North Carolina.
Localized wind damage and some severe hail will be possible.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles south
southwest of Columbia SC to 50 miles east of Myrtle Beach SC. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 292...WW 293...WW 294...
AVIATION...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 550. Mean storm motion vector