SPC Tornado Watch 52

By Newsroom America Feeds at 15 Apr 16:44

WW 52 TORNADO GA NC SC VA CW 151615Z - 152300Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 52 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1215 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of East Georgia Western North Carolina South Carolina Far southern Virginia Coastal Waters * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 1215 PM until 700 PM EDT. * Primary threats include... A few tornadoes likely Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely SUMMARY...Bands of storms will continue to intensify and race northeastward through the afternoon and early evening. A highly sheared environment will support the possibility of line-embedded circulations capable of tornadoes aside from wind damage, especially with the more prominent bowing segments. The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles east and west of a line from 75 miles north northeast of Hickory NC to 75 miles south southeast of Augusta GA. 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 51... 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 21040. ...Guyer Read more



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