SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 579



WW 579 SEVERE TSTM TN 131950Z – 140200Z

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 579
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
250 PM CDT Tue Aug 13 2019

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Middle and southeast Tennessee

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 250 PM until
  900 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms developing across middle Tennessee
may intensify as they consolidate into an east-southeast moving
cluster towards southeast Tennessee.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
statute miles north and south of a line from 50 miles south
southwest of Clarksville TN to 25 miles east southeast of Crossville
TN. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

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 576...WW 577...WW 578...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
29025.

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