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Tornado Watch 752
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List of Counties in Watch 752 (WOU)
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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 752
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   440 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2005
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          SOUTHWEST ALABAMA
          WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE
          SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA
          SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
          COASTAL WATERS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 440 PM
   UNTIL 200 AM CDT.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 0.5 INCH IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS
   TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE MILES
   NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF NEW
   ORLEANS LOUISIANA TO 10 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF CRESTVIEW FLORIDA.
    FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
   
   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.
   
   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 750...WW 751...
   
   DISCUSSION...OUTER BANDS OF HURRICANE KATRINA ARE SPREADING INLAND
   ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF COAST. LOW LEVEL VERTICAL SHEAR PROFILES
   ARE FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN THROUGH THE EVENING AS SYSTEM
   APPROACHES...POSING THE RISK OF ISOLATED TORNADOES.  THE FORECAST
   MAXIMUM WIND GUSTS AND MEAN CELL MOTION APPLY TO SEVERE
   THUNDERSTORMS OUTSIDE THE HURRICANE EYEWALL.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 0.5 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
   GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 13035.
   
   
   ...HART
   
   
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