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Tornado Watch 33
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WW0033 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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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 33
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   940 AM CST Tue Feb 14 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southwest Louisiana
     Southeast Texas
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Tuesday morning and afternoon from 940 AM until
     300 PM CST.

   * 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 line of strong to severe thunderstorms will track across
   the watch area late this morning and early afternoon, posing a risk
   of damaging winds and a tornado or two.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 90 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 50 miles northwest of Port Arthur TX
   to 50 miles east northeast of Lake Charles LA. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 32...

   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.

   ...Hart
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