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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Portions of Southeast Georgia until 8pm

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8pm Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8pm

The Storm Prediction Center Has Issued A Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Portions Of The Following States…

Central And Eastern Panhandle Of Florida

Central... Eastern And Southern Georgia

West-Central South Carolina


Effective This Friday Afternoon And Evening From 1240 PM Until 800 PM EDT.


It includes the following counties in the WSAV viewing area…

Toombs… Wheeler… Montgomery… Emanuel… Treutlen


Primary Threats Include...

Several Damaging Wind Gusts With A Few Significant Gusts To 75 Mph Possible

A Few Tornadoes Possible


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.


Thunderstorms Are Forecast To Continue Increasing In Intensity And Coverage Along and Ahead Of Surface A Cold Front... As Boundary-Layer Air Mass Heats and Destabilizes... And Favorable Deep-Layer Shear Spreads Eastward Over The Area Across Immediate Prefrontal Corridor.


A Few Severe Thunderstorms With Hail To 1 Inch.

Extreme Turbulence And Surface Wind Gusts To 65 Knots.

A Few Cumulonimbi With Maximum Tops To 50,000 feet.


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