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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 393
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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 393
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   230 PM EDT WED JUN 13 2007
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          MUCH OF EASTERN GEORGIA
          PARTS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN NORTH CAROLINA
          SOUTH CAROLINA
          COASTAL WATERS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 230 PM UNTIL
   1000 PM EDT.
   
   HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70
   MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 125
   STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST
   OF FAYETTEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA TO 55 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   VIDALIA GEORGIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
   
   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 391...WW 392...
   
   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN NUMBER AND INTENSITY
   ACROSS THE WATCH THRU REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON.  WITH STEEP LOW
   LEVEL LAPSE RATES AND 20-25 KT OF SHEAR...LARGE HAIL WILL BE
   ASSOCIATED WITH STRONGEST STORMS.  STORMS EXPECTED TO EVOLVE INTO
   CLUSTERS DURING AFTERNOON ENHANCING WIND DAMAGE POTENTIAL.
   
   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 01015.
   
   
   ...HALES
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