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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 150
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
455 PM EDT Tue May 4 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Far east-central Georgia
Southern North Carolina
Central South Carolina
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 455 PM until
900 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Multiple clusters should continue to pose a risk for
scattered damaging winds and isolated severe hail for a few more
hours across a portion of the Piedmont before weakening over the
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles east and west of a line from 20 miles southeast of
Augusta GA to 25 miles east northeast of Southern Pines NC. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
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 144...WW 145...WW
146...WW 147...WW 148...WW 149...
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 450. Mean storm motion vector