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Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Tornado Watch 869
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List of Counties in Watch 869 (WOU)
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Note:  The parallelogram is only an approximation to the watch, the actual watch is defined by the outlines of the counties contained in it.
   SEL9
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 869
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   315 PM CST TUE NOV 15 2005
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          NORTHWEST ALABAMA
          NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI
          MIDDLE TENNESSEE
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 315 PM UNTIL
   1100 PM CST.
   
   ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...
   
   DESTRUCTIVE TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER...
   THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE
   POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 95 STATUTE MILES
   EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTHEAST OF NASHVILLE
   TENNESSEE TO 45 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GREENWOOD MISSISSIPPI.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).
   
   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 865...WW 866...WW 867...WW
   868...
   
   DISCUSSION...STRONG/SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING INTENSE
   TORNADIC SUPERCELLS OVER WESTERN TN...WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK
   EASTWARD ACROSS WATCH AREA DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.  MODERATE
   INSTABILITY AND APPROACH OF COLD FRONT WILL AID IN THE POTENTIAL FOR
   SEVERE STORMS CAPABLE OF DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES. GREATEST
   TORNADO THREAT WILL BE OVER MIDDLE TN...WITH THE THREAT DECREASING
   SOUTHWARD.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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 24035.
   
   
   ...HART
   
   
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