SPC Tornado Watch 72



WW 72 TORNADO NC SC VA 150215Z – 150900Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 72
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1015 PM EDT Sun Apr 14 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Western and central North Carolina
  Western South Carolina
  Southwest Virginia

* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 1015 PM
  until 500 AM EDT.

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

SUMMARY...Another round of scattered storms will likely move into
the region through the late evening and overnight hours. The
strongest of these storms could pose a damaging wind and tornado
risk.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
east and west of a line from 30 miles northeast of Lynchburg VA to
35 miles southeast of Spartanburg SC. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
WOU2).

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 67...WW 69...WW 70...WW
71...

AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 23035.

...Guyer

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