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Tornado Watch 482
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 482
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1140 PM EDT Sat Sep 9 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     East-central and southern Florida Peninsula
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this from 1140 PM until NOON EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely

   SUMMARY...The risk for tornadoes should persist throughout this
   morning within the intermediate and outer bands of Hurricane Irma.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 30 miles north of Melbourne FL to 35
   miles east southeast of Marathon FL. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 481. Watch number 481 will not be in effect after
   1140 PM EDT. 

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 50 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 09050.

   ...Grams
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