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Tornado Watch 548
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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 548
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1240 PM EDT Fri Sep 30 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Eastern North Carolina
     Northeast South Carolina
     Southeast Virginia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 1240 PM until
     1000 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms capable of producing a few tornadoes will
   continue to develop and move rapidly northwest around the
   circulation of Hurricane Ian.  The tornado potential will gradually
   shift north across the watch area through this afternoon and this
   evening.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
   either side of a line from 40 miles east northeast of Norfolk VA to
   60 miles southwest of Wilmington NC. 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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 0 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 14045.

   ...Bunting
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