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#GAwx #SCwx Tornado Watch

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 559
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
735 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 735 PM
UNTIL 100 AM EST.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 30 STATUTE
MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAVANNAH
GEORGIA TO 35 MILES NORTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA. FOR
A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

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 558…

DISCUSSION…THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHEAST GA ARE INTENSIFYING…AND
WILL TRACK ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS EVENING. STRONG LOW LEVEL
WINDS AND PROXIMITY TO SURFACE WARM FRONT WILL PROMOTE SUPERCELL
STORMS CAPABLE OF LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

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Tornado Warning Fairfield County, South Carolina

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
747 PM EDT SUN APR 28 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN COLUMBIA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EASTERN FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 747 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO OVER FAIRFIELD
COUNTY…OR ABOUT 11 MILES EAST OF WINNSBORO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT
5 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL OTHERWISE REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF THE
INDICATED COUNTY.

Confirmed Tornado near Adrian #SCwx, moving NE @ 5mph.

SCC051-011930-
/O.CON.KILM.TO.W.0006.000000T0000Z-121001T1930Z/
HORRY SC-
305 PM EDT MON OCT 1 2012

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL
HORRY COUNTY…

AT 304 PM EDT…LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED A TORNADO. THIS
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR ADRIAN…OR 7 MILES NORTH OF CONWAY…MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BAYBORO AND
ALLSBROOK.

Tornado Warning Continues for Horry County until 3:30pm edt. #SCwx

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
254 PM EDT MON OCT 1 2012

SCC051-011930-
/O.CON.KILM.TO.W.0006.000000T0000Z-121001T1930Z/
HORRY SC-
254 PM EDT MON OCT 1 2012

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 PM EDT FOR CENTRAL
HORRY COUNTY…

AT 253 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR ADRIAN…OR 6
MILES NORTH OF CONWAY…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BAYBORO AND
ALLSBROOK.

Tornado Warning Horry County, South Carolina until 3:30pm edt #SCwx

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
245 PM EDT MON OCT 1 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL HORRY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT

* AT 244 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR HOMEWOOD…
OR ABOUT 5 MILES NORTH OF CONWAY…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE…
ADRIAN…
ALLSBROOK…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

GET UNDER A TABLE OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. SEEK SHELTER ON
THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH
AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES…EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE…LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

&&

PLEASE REPORT HAIL…DOWNED TREES OR DAMAGING WINDS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC…TOLL FREE AT 800-697-3901 OR
877-633-6772…WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

Tornado Warning Update Chester SC York SC

SCC023-091-292200-
/O.CON.KGSP.TO.W.0014.000000T0000Z-120929T2200Z/
CHESTER SC-YORK SC-
536 PM EDT SAT SEP 29 2012

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHWESTERN YORK AND
NORTHWESTERN CHESTER COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM EDT…

AT 535 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED 6 MILES NORTHEAST OF LOCKHART…OR 13 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
YORK…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

THIS STORM WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS NEAR…
LOWRYS AND MCCONNELLS.
CHESTER.

Tornado Warning Cherokee SC Chester SC Union SC York SC

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
519 PM EDT SAT SEP 29 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTH CENTRAL CHEROKEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA…
NORTHWESTERN CHESTER COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA…
NORTHEASTERN UNION COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHWESTERN YORK COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 600 PM EDT

* AT 519 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HICKORY GROVE…OR 13 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF GAFFNEY…AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

* THIS STORM WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS NEAR…
LOCKHART.
LOWRYS AND MCCONNELLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS TORNADO WARNING REPLACES THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING THAT
WAS IN EFFECT FOR THE SAME AREA.

A TORNADO IS LIKELY DEVELOPING. SEEK SHELTER IN AN INTERIOR ROOM ON
THE LOWEST LEVEL OF A HOUSE OR OFFICE BUILDING. PLACE AS MANY FLOORS
AND WALLS BETWEEN YOU AND THE OUTSIDE AS POSSIBLE.

Upgrade to Moderate Risk…

MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1960
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1019 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2012

AREAS AFFECTED…FAR NRN SC…CNTRL/ERN NC…CNTRL/ERN VA…DISTRICT
OF COLUMBIA…CNTRL/ERN MD…MUCH OF DE…ERN PA…WRN/NRN
NJ…PARTS OF ERN NY

CONCERNING…OUTLOOK UPGRADE

VALID 181519Z – 181645Z

SUMMARY…A CATEGORICAL UPGRADE TO MODERATE RISK IS PLANNED FOR THE
UPCOMING 1630 UTC DAY-1 CONVECTIVE OUTLOOK FROM PARTS OF THE
CAROLINAS NWD INTO PARTS OF ERN NY.

DISCUSSION…STRONG LOW-LEVEL AND DEEP SHEAR IN ASSOCIATION WITH A
CONUS-FULL-LATITUDE TROUGH WILL SUPPORT MULTIPLE QLCS SEGMENTS
ACROSS A BROAD WARM SECTOR OVER THE ERN CONUS. WIDESPREAD SVR WIND
GUSTS WILL BE THE MAIN CONCERN ACROSS THE UPCOMING MODERATE RISK
AREA…AND SVR WIND PROBABILITIES WILL BE INCREASED TO 45 PERCENT
ACROSS THIS REGION. HOWEVER…TORNADOES WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE…PARTICULARLY WITH EMBEDDED LEWP STRUCTURES…LINE
BREAKS…AND DISCRETE CONVECTION EVOLVING AHEAD AN APPROACHING
EXTENSIVE COLD FRONT. PLEASE SEE THE FORTHCOMING OUTLOOK FOR
ADDITIONAL METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION.

..COHEN/CARBIN/MEAD.. 09/18/2012

Tornado Watch (Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee)

URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 640
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
640 PM EDT MON SEP 17 2012

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

NORTHERN AND CENTRAL GEORGIA
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA
EASTERN TENNESSEE

EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 640 PM UNTIL
300 AM EDT.

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 0.5 INCH IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND
GUSTS TO 70 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 120 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
ATHENS GEORGIA TO 40 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF MACON GEORGIA. FOR
A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

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…SEVERAL SHORT BANDS/SMALL CLUSTERS OF TSTMS EXPECTED TO
PERSIST AND POSSIBLY INCREASE IN COVERAGE THROUGH LATE TNGT OVER
PARTS OF THE SRN APPALACHIANS…PIEDMONT…AND CUMBERLAND PLATEAU AS
MOIST/CONFLUENT FLOW STRENGTHENS DOWNSTREAM FROM SRN STREAM IMPULSE
ACCELERATING NEWD FROM LA. WHILE UPDRAFT INTENSITY WILL BE LIMITED
BY WEAK LOW TO MID-LVL LAPSE RATES…POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR
LOW-LVL MESOCYCLONES/POSSIBLE TORNADOES…MAINLY ALONG/NEAR
SLOWLY-ADVANCING WARM FRONT NOW DRAPED ALONG THE SRN FRINGES OF THE
MOUNTAINS.

Tornado Warning Update Colleton SC Charleston SC 8/23/2012 4:22 PM EDT

SCC019-029-232100-
/O.CON.KCHS.TO.W.0018.000000T0000Z-120823T2100Z/
CHARLESTON SC-COLLETON SC-
422 PM EDT THU AUG 23 2012

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EDT FOR EXTREME
SOUTHEASTERN COLLETON AND EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN CHARLESTON COUNTIES…

AT 421 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO
DETECT A WATERSPOUT. THIS WATERSPOUT WAS LOCATED NEAR EDISTO BEACH STATE
PARK…MOVING NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

AT 417 PM EDT…LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED A WATERSPOUT JUST OFFSHORE
OF EDISTO BEACH STATE PARK. THIS WATERSPOUT COULD MOVE INLAND
AT ANY TIME. ONE WATERSPOUT HAS ALREADY MOVED INLAND.

SOME LOCATIONS IN OR NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE…EDISTO
BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

WATERSPOUTS THAT MOVE ONSHORE BECOME TORNADOES. IF YOU ARE ALONG THE
SHORE…SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY BUILDING. AS A LAST RESORT…FIND A
LOW SPOT AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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