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Tornado Watch 170
Initial RADAR image for Watch 170
Initial List of Counties in Watch 170 (WOU)
Note: The Watch Probability Tables are experimental.
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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 170...RESENT
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   750 PM CDT FRI APR 7 2006
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          WESTERN AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY
          FAR NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI
          WESTERN AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING FROM 750 PM
   UNTIL 400 AM CDT.
   
   TORNADOES...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 80 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   MEMPHIS TENNESSEE TO 60 MILES EAST OF BOWLING GREEN KENTUCKY. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).
   
   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...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES TORNADO
   WATCH NUMBER 162. WATCH NUMBER 162 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER
   750 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 164...WW 165...WW 166...WW 167...WW
   168...WW 169...
   
   DISCUSSION...SUPERCELLS CONTINUE WITHIN LARGER CONVECTIVE LINE
   PUSHING SWD THROUGH NRN OH...AS WELL AS MORE DISCRETE ELEMENTS OVER
   SWRN KY.  MODEST INSTABILITY COUPLED WITH RELATIVELY STRONG LOW AND
   DEEP-LAYER SHEAR SHOULD MAINTAIN THIS THREAT OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY
   AS LARGE-SCALE FORCING FOR ASCENT INCREASES FROM THE W.  POTENTIAL
   FOR ISOLATED TORNADOES...DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL WILL EXIST
   WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS.
   
   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
   450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24040.
   
   
   ...MEAD
   
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