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Tornado Watch 99
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WW0099 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 99
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   545 PM EDT Tue Apr 5 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southern North Carolina
     Northeastern South Carolina

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon from 545 PM until Midnight
     EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Supercells in South Carolina will continue to spread
   northeastward toward southern North Carolina through late evening,
   while a line of severe storms farther to the west also moves
   east-northeastward.  A few tornadoes will be possible with the lead
   supercells and with circulations embedded in the line, while
   damaging winds will be possible with the line of storms later this
   evening.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 45 miles north northeast of Myrtle
   Beach SC to 35 miles south southwest of Myrtle Beach SC. 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 96...WW 97...WW 98...

   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 24035.

   ...Thompson
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