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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 373
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WW0373 Radar
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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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 373
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   135 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST GEORGIA
     EASTERN KENTUCKY
     WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
     UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA
     MIDDLE AND EAST TENNESSEE
     EXTREME SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
     CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 135 PM UNTIL
     900 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO INTENSIFY ACROSS PARTS OF
   KY/TN/GA AND SPREAD EASTWARD THIS AFTERNOON.  DAMAGING WINDS AND
   HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER CELLS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 110
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTH
   NORTHWEST OF CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA TO 75 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
   ASHEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH
   SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 371...WW 372...

   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 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27025.


   ...HART
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