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Tornado Watch 450
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WW0450 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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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 450
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   800 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN KENTUCKY
     EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA
     EASTERN TENNESSEE
     EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 800 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
   MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
   CROSSVILLE TENNESSEE TO 50 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF JACKSON
   KENTUCKY.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 445...WW 447...WW
   448...WW 449...

   DISCUSSION...ONGOING SUPERCELLS OVER PORTIONS ERN TN...FAVORABLE
   CAPE/DEEP-SHEAR PARAMETER SPACE...AND POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL TSTMS
   TO BECOME SVR OVER REMAINDER AREA WITH AT LEAST MRGL TORNADO
   POTENTIAL...COMPELS ISSUANCE OF A NEW WW OVER MUCH OF THE SAME AREA
   AS PREVIOUS.  REF SPC MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1491 FOR
   ADDITIONAL/NEAR-TERM DETAILS.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 30025.


   ...EDWARDS
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