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Tornado Watch 829
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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 829
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1050 AM EDT THU SEP 16 2004
   
   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
   
          SOUTHEAST ALABAMA
          NORTHWEST FLORIDA INCLUDING MUCH OF THE PANHANDLE
          SOUTHERN GEORGIA
          COASTAL WATERS
   
   EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1050 AM UNTIL 900
   PM EDT.
   
   TORNADOES...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS
   LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.
   
   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS ALONG AND 115 STATUTE MILES EAST AND
   WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF ALBANY GEORGIA TO
   30 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF APALACHICOLA FLORIDA.
   
   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 827. WATCH NUMBER 827 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER
   1050 AM EDT. CONTINUE...WW 828...
   
   DISCUSSION...VERY STRONG SHEAR ALONG WITH A DESTABILIZING AIR MASS
   WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SUPPORTING ROTATION AND POSSIBILITY OF
   TORNADOES WITH CELLS/BANDS ASSOCIATED WITH IVAN.
   
   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH EXTREME
   TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI
   WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 19040.
   
   
   ...EVANS
   
   
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