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Tornado Watch 271
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WW0271 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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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 271
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   535 PM CDT MON JUN 9 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHWEST ALABAMA
     NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI
     WESTERN AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 535 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 80 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   NASHVILLE TENNESSEE TO 45 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TUPELO MISSISSIPPI. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES TORNADO
   WATCH NUMBER 268. WATCH NUMBER 268 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER
   535 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 267...WW 269...WW 270...

   DISCUSSION...NRN END OF N-S LWR MS VLY SQLN EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
   ENEWD THROUGH LATE EVE...IN TANDEM WITH BAND OF 30-40 KT LOW TO
   MID-TROPOSPHERIC SW FLOW IN SE QUADRANT OF KS-OK UPR LOW. THIS BAND
   OF ENHANCED FLOW...COUPLED WITH HIGH PW AND SLIGHTLY-BACKED NEAR-SFC
   WINDS INVOF DIFFUSE WARM FRONT/SFC TROUGH OVER NRN MS/WRN
   TN...SUGGESTS SOME RISK FOR TORNADOES...BOTH WITH STORMS IN THE SQLN
   AND THOSE FORMING AHEAD OF IT. LOCALLY DMGG WIND ALSO MAY OCCUR WITH
   EMBEDDED LEWPS/SMALL BOWS IN THE LINE.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 22030.


   ...CORFIDI
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