SPC Tornado Watch 578

By Newsroom America Feeds at 27 Nov 2013

WW 578 TORNADO NC CW 270250Z - 270900Z
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 578 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 950 PM EST TUE NOV 26 2013 THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL WATERS * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 950 PM UNTIL 400 AM EST. * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE... SEVERAL TORNADOES POSSIBLE A FEW DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55 STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JACKSONVILLE NORTH CAROLINA TO 90 MILES NORTHEAST OF NEW BERN NORTH CAROLINA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8). 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 576...WW 577... DISCUSSION...DEEP CONVECTION AND INITIALLY NIL TO MRGL SFC-BASED BUOYANCY EACH IS FCST TO INCREASE GRADUALLY OVER NEXT FEW HOURS...AMIDST FAVORABLY LARGE LOW-LEVEL HODOGRAPHS AND DEEP SHEAR. ACTIVITY MAY INCLUDE SUPERCELLS AND SMALL BOWS...OFFERING BOTH TORNADO AND WIND-DAMAGE RISK. REF SPC MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 2049 FOR FURTHER/INITIAL NEAR-TERM DETAILS. AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 0.5 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 23035. ...EDWARDS Read more

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