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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 408
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
140 PM EDT Thu Jun 20 2019
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
norhtern through Central Georgia
southern North Carolina
* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 140 PM until
1000 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage and
intensity this afternoon over a large part of the Southeast States
posing a risk for scattered damaging wind and hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 105
statute miles either side of a line from 45 miles north northeast of
Florence SC to 50 miles west southwest of Macon GA. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
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
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 500. Mean storm motion vector