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Tornado Watch 4
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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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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 4
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1240 AM CST Tue Jan 26 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Central and eastern Alabama
     Northwestern Georgia

   * Effective this Tuesday morning from 1240 AM until 600 AM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A band of strong-severe thunderstorms with embedded
   supercells will shift eastward over the watch area, offering tornado
   and damaging-wind potential for at least a few more hours.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
   either side of a line from 25 miles south of Tuscaloosa AL to 70
   miles east northeast of Anniston AL. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 3...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 25035.

   ...Edwards
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