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Tornado Watch 64
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WW0064 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 64
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   445 PM CST FRI MAR 2 2012
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 445 PM UNTIL
   1100 PM CST.
   
   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 65 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES NORTHWEST OF MERIDIAN
   MISSISSIPPI TO 45 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF PINE BELT MISSISSIPPI. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).
   
   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 58...WW 59...WW 60...WW
   61...WW 62...WW 63...
   
   DISCUSSION...SCATTERED STORMS WILL CONTINUE DEVELOPING THROUGH THIS
   EVENING ALONG AND AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT WITHIN A MODERATELY UNSTABLE
   AND STRONGLY SHEARED ENVIRONMENT SUPPORTIVE OF SUPERCELLS. ISOLATED
   TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
   STRONGER 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
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 25035.
   
   
   ...DIAL
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