URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 663
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
755 PM EDT Wed Aug 30 2023
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Eastern North Carolina
* Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 755 PM
until 400 AM EDT.
* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes possible
SUMMARY…The threat for brief tornadoes associated with TC Idalia
will likely continue through the rest of the evening into the early
morning hours across eastern North Carolina.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
east and west of a line from 30 miles north of Cape Hatteras NC to
40 miles south southeast of Wilmington NC. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
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 662…
AVIATION…Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 50 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 16025.