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Tornado Watch 6
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 6
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1100 PM EST Sat Feb 6 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     North and central Florida
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 1100 PM
     until 700 AM EST.

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

   SUMMARY...Multiple supercells are expected to spread inland from the
   northeast Gulf across portions of north and central Florida
   overnight. The environment will support a risk of a couple tornadoes
   along with isolated damaging winds and marginally severe hail.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 80 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 15 miles west northwest of Saint
   Petersburg FL to 25 miles south southeast of Daytona Beach FL. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 24040.

   ...Grams
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