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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 62
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WW0062 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 62
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   525 AM CDT FRI APR 4 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN LOUISIANA
     SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 525 AM UNTIL
     100 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A FEW LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTHEAST OF
   JACKSON MISSISSIPPI TO 25 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF INTRACOASTAL
   CITY LOUISIANA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 58...WW 59...WW 60...WW
   61...

   DISCUSSION...EXISTING COLD FRONTAL AND PRE-FRONTAL TSTMS EXPECTED TO
   FURTHER CONSOLIDATE INTO A SE-MOVING LINE AS COLD FRONT OVER NW LA
   CONTINUES STEADILY SEWD. RESIDUAL BELT OF MODERATELY STRONG WSWLY
   MID-LVL FLOW AND ASSOCIATED STEEP MID-LVL LAPSE RATES MAY CONTINUE
   TO SUPPORT A FEW SUSTAINED STORMS/SMALL BOWS CAPABLE OF LOCALLY DMGG
   WIND AND MARGINALLY SVR HAIL.

   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 500. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 28030.


   ...CORFIDI
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