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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 408
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 408
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1235 PM EDT Sun Aug 1 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Central and eastern North Carolina
     Northeast South Carolina
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 1235 PM until
     800 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 75 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Outflow-dominated clusters should develop and spread east
   this afternoon into early evening with damaging winds as the primary
   threat. A tornado or two is possible across far eastern North
   Carolina.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
   statute miles east and west of a line from 75 miles east northeast
   of Rocky Mount NC to 15 miles east of Myrtle Beach SC. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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
   tornadoes.

   &&

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 65 knots. A few
   cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   28030.

   ...Grams
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