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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 385
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
250 PM EDT Fri Jun 17 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Western North Carolina
Northwest South Carolina
* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 250 PM until
700 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph likely
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Broken convective line will spread east-southeast across
the southern Appalachian region into early evening.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 105
statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles west northwest
of Hickory NC to 40 miles west southwest of Anderson SC. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 382...WW 383...WW 384...
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector