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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 425
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
415 AM EDT Tue Nov 6 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Western North Carolina
* Effective this Tuesday morning from 415 AM until 1000 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
SUMMARY...Fast-moving storms will cross the region through the early
morning hours. While instability will be minimal, continued
low-level moistening and very strong low/mid-level winds will
support fast-moving bowing segments and embedded meso-vortices
capable of wind damage and some tornado risk.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
east and west of a line from 50 miles north northeast of Knoxville
TN to 55 miles south southeast of Chattanooga TN. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).
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 423...WW 424...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24045.