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Tornado Watch 742
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   SEL2
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 742
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1005 AM CST THU DEC 20 2007
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          SOUTHWESTERN ALABAMA
          SOUTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 1005 AM UNTIL
   400 PM CST.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 1 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 40 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES NORTH OF PINE BELT
   MISSISSIPPI TO 100 MILES EAST OF PINE BELT MISSISSIPPI.  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 741...
   
   DISCUSSION...DESPITE WEAK INSTABILITY AND SLIGHTLY ELEVATED STORM
   UPDRAFT ROOTS ...TORNADO POTENTIAL WILL EXIST INTO THE AFTERNOON
   HOURS WITH MESOLOW THAT WILL TRACK EWD FROM SERN MS INTO SWRN AL.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
   GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 400.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 25045.
   
   
   ...IMY
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