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Tornado Watch 68
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WW0068 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 68
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   205 PM EDT MON APR 7 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST FLORIDA
     EASTERN GEORGIA
     SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA
     EASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 205 PM UNTIL
     900 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTH OF WILMINGTON
   NORTH CAROLINA TO 45 MILES SOUTH OF WAYCROSS GEORGIA.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 67...

   DISCUSSION...LONG-LIVED QLCS OVER CNTRL GA WILL CONTINUE EWD ACROSS
   SRN PORTIONS OF THE WATCH AREA THIS AFTERNOON INTO EVENING. FARTHER
   TO THE NORTH...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG A
   COMPOSITE OUTFLOW BOUNDARY-WEDGE FRONT OVER THE EASTERN CAROLINAS
   THIS AFTERNOON. VERTICAL SHEAR WILL REMAIN STRONG AND SUPPORTIVE OF
   EMBEDDED SUPERCELL AND BOWING STRUCTURES WITH A RISK FOR A FEW
   TORNADOES AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS.

   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 500.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.


   ...MEAD
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