SPC Tornado Watch 9

WW 9 TORNADO GA SC CW 032035Z – 040400Z

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Tornado Watch Number 9
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
335 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Eastern Georgia
  Central and Southern South Carolina
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 335 PM until
  1100 PM EST.

* Primary threats include...
  A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
  Widespread damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

SUMMARY...Numerous strong to severe thunderstorms over Georgia will
spread eastward this afternoon and evening, posing a risk of
damaging winds and a few tornadoes.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 50 miles east northeast of Columbia SC
to 20 miles east southeast of Waycross GA. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS


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 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 26035.


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