SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 164



WW 164 SEVERE TSTM FL GA SC CW 121640Z – 130100Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 164
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1240 PM EDT Sun May 12 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Far north Florida
  Southern Georgia
  Southern South Carolina
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 1240 PM until
  900 PM EDT.

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

SUMMARY...A linear cluster of thunderstorms across southwest Georgia
should continue northeast, while downstream scattered storm
development occurs across much of southern portions of Georgia and
South Carolina. Multiple clusters producing strong to isolated
severe wind gusts are anticipated.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
statute miles north and south of a line from 20 miles northwest of
Moultrie GA to 50 miles east southeast of Charleston SC. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

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 163...

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
24035.

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