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Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
Northern Alabama
Northern Georgia
Western North Carolina
Western South Carolina
Middle and Southeast Tennessee

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 330 PM until
1100 PM EDT (10 PM CDT!).

* Primary threats include…
Widespread large hail likely with isolated very large hail
events to 2 inches in diameter possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

SUMMARY…Strong to severe Thunderstorms are expected to develop
across the watch area this afternoon and spread southeastward
through the early evening.  Large hail is the main threat, but an
increasing risk of damaging winds will also develop by late


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

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