SPC Tornado Watch 83

SPC Tornado Watch 83

WW 83 TORNADO GA SC 030500Z – 031200Z

Tornado Watch Number 83
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
100 AM EDT Wed Apr 3 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
Eastern and South-Central Georgia
South Carolina

* Effective this Wednesday morning from 100 AM until 800 AM EDT.

* Primary threats include…
A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY…Storms are expected to strengthen and move into the region
overnight as an increasingly moist air mass spreads northeastward

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
east and west of a line from 80 miles north of Augusta GA to 55
miles south of Macon GA. For a complete depiction of the watch see
the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).


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.



AVIATION…Tornadoes and 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 450. Mean
storm motion vector 24040.


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