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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 16
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
150 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southern South Carolina
* Effective this Tuesday morning from 150 AM until 900 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...A thunderstorm complex is expected to proceed generally
southeastward either side of the Savannah River Valley to the
Atlantic, offering damaging winds and isolated hail. An embedded
tornado cannot be ruled out.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles either side of a line from 50 miles west southwest of
Augusta GA to 50 miles east southeast of Savannah GA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
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 15...
AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE and ALOFT
TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE and SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 29035.