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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 66

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 66
WW 66 SEVERE TSTM GA NC SC TN VA 142025Z - 150200Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 66
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
425 PM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northern Georgia
Western North Carolina
Western South Carolina
Eastern Tennessee
Far western Virginia

* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 425 PM until
1000 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible
A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms should develop east across the
southern Appalachians through this evening. Damaging winds will be
the primary hazard, but a brief tornado and isolated severe hail are
also possible.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles east and west of a line from 15 miles south southwest
of Atlanta GA to 25 miles north northwest of Bristol TN. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

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.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 61...WW 62...WW 63...WW
64...WW 65...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector
21030.

...Grams


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