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Tornado Watch 4
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WW0004 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 4
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   345 PM CST Mon Jan 2 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Alabama
     A part of the Florida Panhandle
     Southwest Georgia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 345 PM until
     1000 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A few severe storms are expected to spread from southern
   Alabama and extreme northwest Florida toward southwest Georgia this
   evening as a weather system moves eastward across the lower
   Mississippi Valley.  Damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes will be
   possible, especially near a warm front located across southeast
   Alabama into southern Georgia.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 40 miles south of Troy AL to 20 miles
   south southeast of Albany GA. For a complete depiction of the watch
   see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 3...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 24035.

   ...Weiss
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