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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 82
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 82
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   745 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN ALABAMA
     CENTRAL AND WESTERN PANHANDLE OF FLORIDA
     SOUTHWESTERN GEORGIA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 745 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
       MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES SOUTH OF
   MOBILE ALABAMA TO 35 MILES NORTH OF TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA.  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 81...

   DISCUSSION...CONVECTION IS GRADUALLY BECOMING BETTER ORGANIZED OVER
   MS/AL COASTAL REGION...NEAR AND E OF SFC MESOLOW ANALYZED AT 00Z
   OVER MS SOUND...JUST SE GPT.  WELL-DEFINED ISALLOBARIC MIN IS
   EVIDENT ALONG OUTFLOW BOUNDARY EXTENDING ENE FROM THAT MESOLOW
   ACROSS PNS AREA...WHICH SHOULD SUPPORT ENHANCED STORM-RELATIVE
   INFLOW OF HIGH-THETAE MARINE AIR NOW EVIDENT OVER IMMEDIATE COAST OF
   WRN FL PANHANDLE AND OFFSHORE.  THIS AIR MASS SHOULD SPREAD INLAND
   AND SUPPORT UPSCALE GROWTH/INTENSIFICATION OF TSTM COMPLEX AS IT
   SPREADS EWD.  MAIN THREAT IS DAMAGING WIND...THOUGH A TORNADO OR TWO
   CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 25030.


   ...EDWARDS
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