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Tornado Watch 28
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WW0028 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 28
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1100 AM EST Thu Feb 6 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     North Central North Carolina
     South Central Virginia

   * Effective this Thursday morning and afternoon from 1100 AM
     until 500 PM EST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms continue to intensify across northern North
   Carolina, with a risk of damaging winds or a tornado along the wedge
   front this afternoon.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 85 miles west of Danville VA to 40
   miles east northeast of Danville VA. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 26...WW 27...

   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 400. Mean
   storm motion vector 24040.

   ...Hart
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