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Tornado Watch 9
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 9
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   335 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Eastern Georgia
     Central and Southern South Carolina
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 335 PM until
     1100 PM EST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

   SUMMARY...Numerous strong to severe thunderstorms over Georgia will
   spread eastward this afternoon and evening, posing a risk of
   damaging winds and a few tornadoes.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 50 miles east northeast of Columbia SC
   to 20 miles east southeast of Waycross GA. 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 7...WW 8...

   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 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 26035.

   ...Hart
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