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Tornado Watch 13
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WW0013 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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   SEL3
   
   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 13
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1010 PM CST TUE JAN 29 2013
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          MUCH OF MISSISSIPPI
          MIDDLE TENNESSEE
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 1010 PM
   UNTIL 400 AM 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 70 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF
   CLARKSVILLE TENNESSEE TO 75 MILES SOUTHWEST OF JACKSON
   MISSISSIPPI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
   
   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...WW 12...
   
   DISCUSSION...MULTIPLE LINES OF STRONG/SEVERE STORMS OVER AR/LA WILL
   CONSOLIDATE AND TRACK EASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA OVERNIGHT.  A
   SLOW EVOLUTION TOWARD A SEVERE SQUALL LINE IS EXPECTED...WITH
   DAMAGING WINDS BEING THE MAIN THREAT.  HOWEVER...VERY STRONG LOW
   LEVEL SHEAR AND SUFFICIENT INSTABILITY WILL MAINTAIN THE RISK OF
   ISOLATED TORNADOES.
   
   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 450.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.
   
   
   ...HART
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