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Tornado Watch 12
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WW0012 Radar
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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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 12
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   650 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST ALABAMA
     A SMALL PART OF SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA
     SOUTHERN AND EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 650 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM CST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS ALONG
   AND AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT MOVING SLOWLY EASTWARD INTO MISSISSIPPI
   AND LOUISIANA.  A FEW DAMAGING GUSTS...AND PERHAPS A TORNADO OR
   TWO...WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 95 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES NORTHEAST OF MERIDIAN
   MISSISSIPPI TO 65 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MC COMB MISSISSIPPI.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES TORNADO
   WATCH NUMBER 10. WATCH NUMBER 10 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER 650
   PM CST. CONTINUE...WW 9...WW 11...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 0.5 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.


   ...THOMPSON
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