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Tornado Watch 219
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WW0219 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 219
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1035 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN LOUISIANA
     SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
     COASTAL WATERS

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 1035 PM
     UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...CENTRAL LA SQUALL LINE SHOULD CONTINUE ESE WITH A
   CONTINUED RISK FOR LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.  AN
   ISOLATED TORNADO AND DAMAGING WIND RISK ALSO MAY ACCOMPANY ISOLATED
   STORMS FORMING AHEAD OF LINE OVER SE LA/SW MS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 110 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
   GULFPORT MISSISSIPPI TO 55 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF NATCHEZ
   MISSISSIPPI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 214...WW 215...WW
   216...WW 217...WW 218...

   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 600.
   MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 23025.


   ...CORFIDI
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