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

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 4
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1245 AM EST SUN JAN 17 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA INCLUDING THE KEYS
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY MORNING FROM 1245 AM UNTIL 800 AM EST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A BAND OF INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO
   WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE FL PENINSULA OVERNIGHT...WHILE ISOLATED
   STRONG STORMS DEVELOP OUT AHEAD.  STRONG WIND FIELDS WILL PROMOTE
   THE RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER INCLUDING DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED
   TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES NORTHWEST OF ORLANDO
   FLORIDA TO 25 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF MARATHON FLORIDA.  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.

   &&

   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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