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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 92
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 92
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   600 PM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northwestern Georgia
     Eastern Kentucky
     Eastern Tennessee
     Extreme western Virginia

   * Effective this Monday evening from 600 PM until 1100 PM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Clusters of strong/severe thunderstorms will spread
   eastward from northern Alabama, middle Tennessee and central
   Kentucky, and new storms will form over the next few hours across
   eastern Tennessee/Kentucky.  The strongest storms will be capable of
   producing damaging winds and isolated large hail before convection
   begins to weaken after sunset.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 40
   statute miles east and west of a line from 55 miles north of Jackson
   KY to 45 miles south of Chattanooga TN. 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 89...WW 90...WW 91...

   AVIATION...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
   24030.

   ...Thompson
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