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Tornado Watch 74
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 74
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   725 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN ALABAMA
     CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN GEORGIA
     SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 725 AM UNTIL
     300 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD CONTINUE TO SHIFT
   EAST-NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF
   THE MORNING AND INTO EARLY AFTERNOON...OFFERING OCCASIONAL DAMAGING
   GUSTS AND THE RISK OF A COUPLE TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTHWEST OF DOTHAN
   ALABAMA TO 15 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA.
    FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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.

   &&

   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 26035.


   ...EDWARDS
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