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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 77
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WW0077 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

Note:  The expiration time in the watch graphic is amended if the watch is replaced, cancelled or extended.
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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 77
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   600 AM EDT SAT APR 2 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHERN FLORIDA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 600 AM UNTIL
     100 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 65 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO MOVE FROM THE
   NORTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHERN FLORIDA THROUGH
   THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING.  EMBEDDED DAMAGING DOWNDRAFTS ARE THE
   MAIN HAZARD...THOUGH A BRIEF TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 65 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHWEST OF OCALA FLORIDA TO 20 MILES NORTHWEST OF ST AUGUSTINE
   FLORIDA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 55 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 26035.


   ...EDWARDS
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