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Tornado Watch 483
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 483
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1200 PM EDT Sun Sep 10 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     much of Florida
     far southeast Georgia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday from NOON until Midnight EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely
     Isolated significant damaging wind gusts to 75 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Bands of convection associated with Hurricane Irma will
   continue progressing north across Florida in conjunction with Irma's
   advance, while individual/embedded cells within the bands move
   quickly westward.  Stronger cells will be capable of producing
   tornadoes this afternoon and evening.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 15 miles west northwest of Jacksonville
   FL to 40 miles southwest of Avon Park FL. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU3).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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 482...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean
   storm motion vector 9050.

   ...Goss
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