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Tornado Watch 25
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WW0025 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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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 25
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   355 AM EST WED FEB 24 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     PARTS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL FLORIDA
     SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
     PARTS OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 355 AM UNTIL 1000 AM EST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A BAND OF STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS CONTINUES MOVING ACROSS
   SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND THE EASTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE...TOWARD
   SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE FLORIDA PENINSULA.  A TORNADO OR
   TWO WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ROTATING STORMS AHEAD OF -- AND EMBEDDED
   WITHIN -- THE MAIN BAND...ALONG WITH RISK FOR LOCALLY DAMAGING
   WINDS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 40 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES NORTH OF WAYCROSS
   GEORGIA TO 75 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF OCALA FLORIDA.  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 23...WW 24...

   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 450.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 22045.


   ...GOSS
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