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Tornado Watch 32
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 32
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   505 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     South-central and Southeast Texas
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Tuesday morning and afternoon from 505 AM until
     100 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A complex of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue
   to develop and gradually organize through the remainder of the
   morning over the watch area, offering the threat for embedded
   supercells and QLCS circulations, with a few tornadoes and isolated
   damaging winds possible.  Refer to SPC mesoscale discussion 178 for
   initial meteorological details.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
   either side of a line from 45 miles southwest of Victoria TX to 55
   miles northeast of Houston TX. 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.

   &&

   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 25030.

   ...Edwards
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