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Tornado Watch 292
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 292
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   120 PM EDT MON JUN 10 2013

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA
     A LARGE PART OF NORTH CAROLINA
     A LARGE PART OF SOUTH CAROLINA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 120 PM UNTIL
     1000 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL TORNADOES LIKELY
     NUMEROUS DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     A FEW LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTH OF RALEIGH
   NORTH CAROLINA TO 35 MILES WEST OF ORANGEBURG SOUTH CAROLINA. 
   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...TSTMS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN NUMBER/STRENGTH WITH
   CONTINUED SFC HEATING ALONG TWO CONFLUENCE AXES OVER THE NC/SC AREA.
   THE STRONGEST HEATING SHOULD OCCUR WITH ERN-MOST AXIS OVER THE ERN
   PIEDMONT/WRN CSTL PLN...WHILE A SOMEWHAT STRONGER WIND FIELD WILL
   EXIST WITH WRN AXIS NOW OVER WRN NC/SC. ASCENT ASSOCIATED WITH
   APPROACHING UPR IMPULSE FROM THE ERN TN VLY...INCREASING LOW TO
   MID-LVL FLOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE IMPULSE /50 KT WSWLY 700 MB WIND
   ATTM IN ERN TN AT MRX PER VWP/...AND RICH LOW-LVL MOISTURE SUGGEST
   POTENTIAL FOR SUPERCELLS/LEWPS WITH A RISK FOR TORNADOES...IN
   ADDITION TO NARROW SWATHS OF DMGG WIND.

   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 24040.


   ...CORFIDI
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