URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 651
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
545 PM EDT Tue Aug 15 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Eastern North Carolina
* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning from 545
PM until 100 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include…
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph likely
SUMMARY…Clusters of storms will continue to progress generally
east-northeastward toward eastern North Carolina through the
evening, with the stronger storms capable of wind damage and
possibly some hail.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles south of
Fayetteville NC to 35 miles north northeast 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
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 649…WW 650…
AVIATION…A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector