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Tornado Watch 84
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 84
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   310 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN AND EASTERN FLORIDA
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY MORNING FROM 310 AM UNTIL 1000 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 75 MILES NORTHWEST OF WEST
   PALM BEACH FLORIDA TO 60 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MIAMI FLORIDA.  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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...A MODERATELY UNSTABLE AIRMASS IS IN PLACE ACROSS THE
   SOUTHERN AND EASTERN FLORIDA PENINSULA WITH SURFACE DEWPOINTS IN THE
   LOWER 70S F. THIS ALONG WITH MODERATE DEEP LAYER SHEAR AND
   SUFFICIENT LOW-LEVEL SHEAR WILL CREATE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND A RISK OF TORNADOES DURING THE OVERNIGHT
   PERIOD.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND
   GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.


   ...BROYLES
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