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Tornado Watch 408
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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 408
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1135 PM EDT Wed Oct 10 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     portions of eastern Georgia
     much of South Carolina
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 1135
     PM until 700 AM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible

   SUMMARY...A few tornadoes are expected across the South Carolina
   vicinity tonight and into the early morning hours, as Hurricane
   Michael moves east-northeast across Georgia and into west-central
   South Carolina with time.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
   either side of a line from 30 miles southwest of Greenville SC to 55
   miles east southeast of Charleston SC. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU8).

   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 407...

   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 600. Mean
   storm motion vector 16045.

   ...Goss
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