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Tornado Watch 65
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WW0065 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 65
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   830 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST TEXAS
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY NIGHT FROM 830 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH A RISK FOR A COUPLE
   TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL...AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND EXPECTED TO
   PERSIST OVER PARTS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 75 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   ANGLETON TEXAS TO 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF PORT ARTHUR TEXAS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES SEVERE
   THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 60. WATCH NUMBER 60 WILL NOT BE IN
   EFFECT AFTER 830 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 59...WW 61...WW 62...WW
   63...WW 64...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 25025.


   ...CORFIDI
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