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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for GA,KY,TN,VA
WW 92 SEVERE TSTM GA KY TN VA 272200Z - 280300Z
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 92
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
600 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Northwestern Georgia
  Eastern Kentucky
  Eastern Tennessee
  Extreme western Virginia

* Effective this Monday evening from 600 PM until 1100 PM EDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Clusters of strong/severe thunderstorms will spread
eastward from northern Alabama, middle Tennessee and central
Kentucky, and new storms will form over the next few hours across
eastern Tennessee/Kentucky.  The strongest storms will be capable of
producing damaging winds and isolated large hail before convection
begins to weaken after sunset.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 40
statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles north of Jackson
KY to 45 miles south of Chattanooga TN. For a complete depiction of
the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS


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



AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector


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