SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 231

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 231

WW 231 SEVERE TSTM NC SC CW 101750Z – 110100Z

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 231
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
150 PM EDT Fri May 10 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Southern and eastern North Carolina
Northern and northeastern South Carolina
Coastal Waters

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 150 PM until
900 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Scattered thunderstorm development is expected along and
ahead of a weak cold front/surface trough, starting near the North
Carolina/South Carolina border and then spreading eastward and
southeastward through the evening. The storm environment will favor
a mix of supercells and bowing segments capable of producing large
hail of 1-1.5 inches in diameter and damaging gusts of 60-70 mph.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles south of
Charlotte NC to 30 miles south southeast of Cape Hatteras NC. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).


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


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


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