SPC Tornado Watch 53

By Newsroom America Feeds at 15 Apr 16:26

WW 53 TORNADO NC SC VA 151900Z - 160300Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 53 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 300 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of Central North Carolina Eastern South Carolina Southern Virginia * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 300 PM until 1100 PM EDT. * Primary threats include... A few tornadoes likely Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely SUMMARY...Bands of well-organized storms will continue to steadily progress east/northeastward within a highly sheared environment. Tornadoes and damaging winds will remain a threat into this evening. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles north northwest of Lynchburg VA to 30 miles south southwest of Florence SC. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3). 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 51...WW 52... 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 500. Mean storm motion vector 22040. ...Guyer Read more

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