Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 117
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
625 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
  SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA
  COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT FROM 625 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
  A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...SCATTERED SUPERCELLS IN CENTRAL GA WILL SPREAD EWD INTO SE
GA/SC LATER THIS EVENING.  DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL WILL BE THE
MAIN THREATS THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT...THOUGH AN ISOLATED TORNADO
COULD OCCUR THIS EVENING IF CONVECTION CAN INTERACT WITH THE
SOMEWHAT ENHANCED LOW-LEVEL SHEAR ALONG THE SEA BREEZE FRONT.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 65 MILES WEST
NORTHWEST OF SAVANNAH GEORGIA TO 30 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH
SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

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.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 111...WW 112...WW
114...WW 115...WW 116...

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 500. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 27030.


...THOMPSON


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