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Tornado Watch 108
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WW0108 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 108
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   500 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL ALABAMA
     THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY MORNING FROM 500 AM UNTIL NOON CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
   SUPERCELLS WITH A RISK FOR A COUPLE TORNADOES IN ADDITION TO LARGE
   HAIL AND LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND...EXPECTED TO MOVE / DEVELOP EAST
   ACROSS SOUTHERN AL AND THE WRN FL PANHANDLE THROUGH MID-MORNING. 
   FARTHER N...OTHER POTENTIALLY SEVERE STORMS EXPECTED TO PERSIST
   ALONG TRAILING /SW/ PART OF EAST-MOVING SQUALL LINE IN CENTRAL AL.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
   PENSACOLA FLORIDA TO 25 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF MONTGOMERY
   ALABAMA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 106...WW 107...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 26030.


   ...CORFIDI
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