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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 410
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
135 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  CENTRAL AND EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
  NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA
  SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
  COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 135 PM UNTIL
  900 PM EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
  ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES EAST OF NORFOLK
VIRGINIA TO 10 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF FLORENCE SOUTH CAROLINA.
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 TORNADOES.

&&

DISCUSSION...STORMS ARE CONTINUING TO DEVELOP AND INTENSIFY AHEAD OF
SURFACE WIND SHIFT FROM THE CENTRAL CAROLINAS INTO SERN VA.  THE AIR
MASS IS UNDERGOING STRONG DIABATIC HEATING/DESTABILIZATION WITH
MLCAPE TO 2500 J/KG.  THE REGION IS ALONG THE SERN EDGE OF STRONGER
FLOW ALOFT WITH SUFFICIENT VERTICAL SHEAR /20-30 KT/ TO PROMOTE
ORGANIZED MULTICELL STORM STRUCTURES.  DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND
OCCASIONAL HAIL WILL ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST CELLS AS THEY MOVE NEWD
20 KT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
MOTION VECTOR 24020.


...WEISS



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