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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 20
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WW0020 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 20
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1125 PM EST Sat Jan 11 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Eastern North Carolina
     Southeast Virginia

   * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 1125 PM
     until 500 AM EST.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A broken line of fast-moving storms will continue to race
   east-northeastward into the overnight and pose mainly a damaging
   wind threat.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
   statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north northwest
   of Richmond VA to 20 miles east southeast of Goldsboro NC. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 17...WW 18...WW 19...

   AVIATION...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 450. Mean storm motion vector
   23045.

   ...Guyer
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