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Tornado Watch 12
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WW0012 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL2
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 12
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1035 PM EST TUE JAN 29 2013
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS
          SOUTHERN INDIANA
          WESTERN AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 1035 PM
   UNTIL 500 AM EST.
   
   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS
   TO 80 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
   BLOOMINGTON INDIANA TO 5 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF FORT CAMPBELL
   KENTUCKY.  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 10...WW 11...
   
   DISCUSSION...INTENSE SQUALL LINE EXTENDS FROM CENTRAL IL INTO
   SOUTHEAST MO.  THESE STORMS WILL RACE EASTWARD OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE
   WATCH AREA.  EXTREMELY STRONG LOW LEVEL WINDS WILL PROMOTE A RISK OF
   WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS...DESPITE VERY LIMITED INSTABILITY. 
   ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL ALSO REMAIN POSSIBLE ALONG THE LEADING EDGE
   OF THE SQUALL LINE.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
   GUSTS TO 70 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 400.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 25045.
   
   
   ...HART
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