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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 3
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1050 AM CST Sat Jan 1 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     South-central Kentucky
     Western to middle Tennessee

   * Effective this Saturday morning and evening from 1050 AM until
     600 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 75 mph possible

   SUMMARY...An intensifying squall line should spread east-northeast
   with a threat for damaging winds and embedded tornadoes. A couple
   pre-frontal supercells may develop as well with the possibility of a
   strong tornado.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 90 miles east northeast of Bowling
   Green KY to 35 miles south southeast of Jackson TN. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean
   storm motion vector 24045.

   ...Grams
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