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

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 9
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1220 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN ARKANSAS
     SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
     WESTERN KENTUCKY
     SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
     NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI
     WESTERN TENNESSEE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1220 PM UNTIL
     700 PM CST.

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

   SUMMARY...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO EVOLVE
   ACROSS THE AREA OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.  STORMS CAPABLE OF DAMAGING
   WINDS AND A FEW TORNADOES CAN BE EXPECTED.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   OWENSBORO KENTUCKY TO 40 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GREENWOOD
   MISSISSIPPI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 400.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 22045.


   ...GOSS
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