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Tornado Watch 11
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WW0011 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 11
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   355 AM CST Sat Jan 21 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Central and southern Alabama
     The western Florida Panhandle
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Saturday morning from 355 AM until 1100 AM CST.

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

   SUMMARY...A large complex of thunderstorms will spread
   east-northeastward from Mississippi into Alabama through the morning
   hours.  Embedded supercells will be possible with an associated risk
   for a few tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 105 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 50 miles north of Mobile AL to 25
   miles southeast of Auburn AL. For a complete depiction of the watch
   see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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 10...

   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 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 24040.

   ...Thompson
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