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Tornado Watch 5
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 5
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1025 PM EST Mon Jan 2 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Northern Florida
     Southern Georgia

   * Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 1025 PM
     until 300 AM EST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely

   SUMMARY...A fast-moving line of severe storms over southwest GA and
   the FL Panhandle will track eastward across the watch area for the
   next few hours.  Damaging winds are the main threat, but a few
   tornadoes are also possible.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 20 miles north northwest of Moultrie
   GA to 55 miles southeast of Vidalia GA. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU5).

   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 4...

   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 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 25040.

   ...Hart
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