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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 282
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 282
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   655 PM EDT Sat May 27 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Western North Carolina
     Eastern Tennessee
     Western Virginia

   * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 655 PM
     until 200 AM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered severe thunderstorms will continue to develop
   and generally move east/southeastward across the region through the
   evening. Locally damaging winds and bouts of severe hail will be
   possible. A more extensive squall line may move into parts of the
   region including eastern Tennessee late this evening.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
   statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles south
   southwest of Crossville TN to 55 miles south southeast of Dublin VA.
   For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
   outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 275...WW 276...WW
   277...WW 278...WW 279...WW 280...WW 281...

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

   ...Guyer
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