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Tornado Watch 374
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Very Low Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 374
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   440 PM EDT Fri Sep 14 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     central and eastern North Carolina
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 440 PM until
     1100 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible

   SUMMARY...Convection in inland migrating bands, within the outer
   northeast quadrant of Florence, may continue to pose a risk for
   tornadoes through this evening.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   either side of a line from 35 miles west northwest of Goldsboro NC
   to 70 miles east southeast of New Bern NC. 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...This tornado watch replaces tornado
   watch number 373. Watch number 373 will not be in effect after
   440 PM EDT. 

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean
   storm motion vector 12040.

   ...Kerr
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