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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 150
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL0

   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
   coastal plain.

   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).

   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 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
   25030.

   ...Grams
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