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Tornado Watch 5
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 5
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   420 PM EST Sat Feb 6 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     North Central Florida
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Saturday afternoon from 420 PM until Midnight
     EST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are increasing off the west coast of
   Florida, as well as isolated storms forming over the central
   peninsula.  All of these storms pose a risk of intensifying to
   severe levels, capable of damaging winds, hail, and a few tornadoes.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 45 miles south southwest of Cross
   City FL to 35 miles east northeast of Daytona Beach FL. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 24030.

   ...Hart
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