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Tornado Watch 27
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WW0027 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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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 27
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1125 AM EST THU MAR 6 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1125 AM UNTIL
     700 PM EST.

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

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES NORTHWEST OF ORLANDO
   FLORIDA TO 65 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF MIAMI FLORIDA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...A LARGE CLUSTER OF STORMS WILL OVERSPREAD MUCH OF THE
   CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA MIDDAY THROUGH LATE
   AFTERNOON.  THIS IS EXPECTED TO COINCIDE WITH STRENGTHENING OF DEEP
   LAYER FLOW AND SHEAR /30-50 KT/...AS THE BOUNDARY LAYER DESTABILIZES
   WITH DAYTIME HEATING.  THE ENVIRONMENT WILL BE CONDUCIVE TO SEVERE
   WIND AND PERHAPS A COUPLE OF TORNADOES...WITH AN INCREASINGLY
   ORGANIZED LINE...WHICH COULD BE PRECEDED BY ISOLATED SUPERCELL
   DEVELOPMENT ALONG ATLANTIC COASTAL AREAS.

   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 500.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 27035.


   ...KERR
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