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Tornado Watch 462
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 462
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   745 AM EDT FRI SEP 2 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     PARTS OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
     PARTS OF SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
     THE SOUTH CAROLINA COASTAL PLAIN
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 745 AM UNTIL
     400 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...TROPICAL STORM HERMINE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TO THE
   NORTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHEAST GEORGIA INTO SOUTH CAROLINA THIS
   AFTERNOON.  THE RISK FOR A FEW TORNADOES WILL LIKEWISE PERSIST IN
   ADVANCE OF THE STORM CENTER AS BROKEN BANDS WITH EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS
   MOVE INLAND FROM THE ATLANTIC...AND REACH NORTH CAROLINA BY
   MIDDAY-EARLY AFTERNOON.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE
   MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAVANNAH
   GEORGIA TO 40 MILES NORTHEAST OF MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES TORNADO
   WATCH NUMBER 461. WATCH NUMBER 461 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER
   745 AM EDT. 

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 0.5 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 18040.


   ...THOMPSON
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