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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 28
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WW0028 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 28
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   325 PM CST Tue Feb 7 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     The central Florida Panhandle
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 325 PM until
     800 PM CST.

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

   SUMMARY...A cluster of thunderstorms will continue to spread
   eastward across the Florida Panhandle through this evening.  A few
   damaging wind gusts will be the main threat, though an isolated
   tornado cannot be ruled out with embedded circulations in the larger
   cluster/line.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 55
   statute miles north and south of a line from 45 miles west of Panama
   City FL to 35 miles east of Panama City FL. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU8).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
   favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
   tornadoes.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 27...

   AVIATION...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
   27035.

   ...Thompson
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