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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 373
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
655 AM EDT Fri Sep 14 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Eastern North Carolina
* Effective this Friday morning and afternoon from 655 AM until
500 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Isolated significant damaging wind gusts to 75 mph possible
SUMMARY...A corridor of supercell-favorable conditions will spread
slowly westward today north through east of Florence's center, and
in step with the translation of the center. A few supercells may
last long enough to pose a tornado threat.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
either side of a line from 15 miles northwest of Goldsboro NC to 15
miles north northeast of Cape Hatteras NC. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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...This tornado watch replaces tornado
watch number 372. Watch number 372 will not be in effect after
655 AM EDT.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
storm motion vector 10050.