SPC Tornado Watch 425

WW 425 TORNADO GA NC TN 060815Z – 061400Z

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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


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 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 24045.


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