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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 29
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WW0029 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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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 29
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   535 PM EST Tue Feb 7 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     North-Central Florida
     Southwest Georgia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 535 PM until
     1000 PM EST.

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

   SUMMARY...A fast-moving line of thunderstorms over the Florida
   Panhandle and southwest Georgia will track eastward across the watch
   area late this afternoon and evening, posing a risk of damaging
   winds and some hail.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles north northeast
   of Albany GA to 55 miles east southeast of Apalachicola FL. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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...WW 28...

   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 450. Mean storm motion vector
   26040.

   ...Hart
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