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Tornado Watch 6
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 6
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1235 AM EST Sat Jan 7 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Northwest Florida
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Saturday morning from 1235 AM until 500 AM EST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A cluster of storms over the northeast Gulf of Mexico
   should spread inland across parts of northwest Florida early this
   morning, with the risk of a brief tornado or two and locally
   damaging winds.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
   either side of a line from 50 miles northwest of Cross City FL to
   105 miles south southeast of Cross City FL. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU6).

   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 55 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 24030.

   ...Grams
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