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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 33
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WW0033 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 33
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   810 PM CDT Tue Apr 3 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     East central Mississippi

   * Effective this Tuesday night from 810 PM until Midnight CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A squall line across western and central Mississippi will
   progress eastward for the next few hours, with a continuing threat
   for damaging gusts and isolated large hail.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 40
   statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles northwest of
   Columbus MS to 20 miles west southwest of Pine Belt MS. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 28...WW 29...WW 30...WW
   31...WW 32...

   AVIATION...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
   27040.

   ...Thompson
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