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Tornado Watch 559
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WW0559 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

Note:  The expiration time in the watch graphic is amended if the watch is replaced, cancelled or extended.
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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 559
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   735 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
     COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 735 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM EST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 30 STATUTE
   MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAVANNAH
   GEORGIA TO 35 MILES NORTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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...CONTINUE...WW 558...

   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHEAST GA ARE INTENSIFYING...AND
   WILL TRACK ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS EVENING.  STRONG LOW LEVEL
   WINDS AND PROXIMITY TO SURFACE WARM FRONT WILL PROMOTE SUPERCELL
   STORMS CAPABLE OF LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
   GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 400.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24045.


   ...HART
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