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Tornado Watch 264
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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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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 264
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   425 PM EDT Mon May 23 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southwest North Carolina
     Upstate South Carolina

   * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 425 PM until
     900 PM EDT.

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

   SUMMARY...A few supercell thunderstorms may form across the watch
   area late this afternoon.  The environment in this region is
   favorable for a tornado or two, along with damaging wind gusts.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 5 miles west of Anderson SC to 30
   miles east of Spartanburg SC. For a complete depiction of the watch
   see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 263...

   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 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 24035.

   ...Hart
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