SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 576



WW 576 SEVERE TSTM GA NC SC TN VA 131725Z – 132300Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 576
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
125 PM EDT Tue Aug 13 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Far northeast Georgia
  Western North Carolina
  Far northwest South Carolina
  Far eastern Tennessee
  Southwest Virginia

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 125 PM until
  700 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

SUMMARY...A line of strong to locally severe storms across southwest
Virginia and eastern Tennessee may intensify after it crosses the
crest of the southern Appalachians, with additional clusters
possibly developing downstream through the afternoon.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 90
statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles west southwest
of Greenville SC to 60 miles northwest of Danville VA. 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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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 500. Mean storm motion vector
27025.

...Grams

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