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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).
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.