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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 78
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
220 PM EDT Tue Mar 31 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Southern South Carolina
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 220 PM until
900 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A few tornadoes likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Severe thunderstorms over southwest Georgia and the
Florida Panhandle will track eastward this afternoon and early
evening. Damaging winds and a few tornadoes will continue to be
possible in the stronger cells.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
east and west of a line from 35 miles northwest of Charleston SC to
40 miles south southeast of Tallahassee FL. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 77...
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 450. Mean
storm motion vector 27040.