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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 295
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   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
     Coastal Waters

   * 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).

   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 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
   27025.

   ...Guyer
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