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Tornado Watch 425
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL5

   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 
     Northern Georgia
     Western North Carolina
     Eastern Tennessee

   * 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
       mph possible

   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).

   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 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.

   ...Guyer
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