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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 1
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
330 PM EST Fri Jan 1 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Western South Carolina
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 330 PM until
800 PM EST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...A few intense thunderstorms are ongoing over central
Georgia. These storms have resulted in isolated tornadoes, and may
continue to do so for another few hours.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 35 statute miles
either side of a line from 30 miles southwest of Macon GA to 40
miles north northeast of Augusta GA. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
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.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 300. Mean
storm motion vector 23035.