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Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) Tornado Watch 46
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   SEL6
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 46
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1045 AM EST THU MAR 1 2007
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          MUCH OF EASTERN ALABAMA
          FLORIDA PANHANDLE
          MUCH OF GEORGIA
          PARTS OF WESTERN SOUTH CAROLINA
          COASTAL WATERS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1045 AM UNTIL
   900 PM EST.
   
   ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION...
   
   DESTRUCTIVE TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER...
   THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 80 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE
   POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 110 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES NORTHWEST OF ANDERSON
   SOUTH CAROLINA TO 35 MILES SOUTH OF PANAMA CITY FLORIDA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
   
   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 42...WW 43...WW 44...WW
   45...
   
   DISCUSSION...AIR MASS EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY DESTABILIZE ACROSS THE
   WATCH AREA THRU THE AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE OF THE INTENSE UPPER TROUGH
   AND MID/UPPER LEVEL JET.  THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE DEVELOPING
   E/NEWD AS AIR MASS DESTABILIZES WITH TORNADIC SUPERCELLS EXPECTED. 
   POTENTIAL FOR STRONG/VIOLENT TORNADOES DEVELOPING DURING THE
   AFTERNOON.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 70 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 23050.
   
   
   ...HALES
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