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Tornado Watch 116
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 116
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   705 AM CDT Mon Apr 3 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Alabama
     The Florida Panhandle
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Monday morning and afternoon from 705 AM until
     100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A squall line over southwest Alabama will continue moving
   to the east through midday.  Bowing segments in the line will be
   capable of producing occasional damaging gusts, while a tornado or
   two will be possible with circulations embedded within the line.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 50 miles northwest of Dothan AL to 55
   miles south southeast of Pensacola FL. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU6).

   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 114...WW 115...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 550. Mean
   storm motion vector 28025.

   ...Thompson
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