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Tornado Watch 758
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   SEL8
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 758
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   445 PM EDT TUE AUG 29 2006
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          SOUTHERN AND EASTERN FLORIDA
          COASTAL WATERS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 445
   PM UNTIL 200 AM EDT.
   
   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 50 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 65 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA TO 45 MILES SOUTH OF MIAMI FLORIDA.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).
   
   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 756...WW 757...
   
   DISCUSSION...THREAT FOR MINI SUPERCELLS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES MAY
   INCREASE THIS EVENING AS SELY LLJ ASSOCIATED WITH T.C. ERNESTO LIFTS
   NNW TOWARD THE SE FL CST.  ENVIRONMENT AHEAD OF ERNESTO HAS WARMED
   THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...AND RESULTING RESIDUAL SBCAPE WILL ENHANCE
   LIKELIHOOD FOR UPDRAFT SUSTENANCE WITH ANY DISCRETE CELLS MOVING
   ONSHORE IN OUTER EDGES OF CIRCULATION.
   
   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
   450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 14035.
   
   
   ...CORFIDI
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