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Tornado Watch 7
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 7
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1155 AM CST Mon Feb 15 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Alabama
     Florida Panhandle
     Southwest Georgia
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Monday morning and evening from 1155 AM until
     600 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80
       mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Supercells are expected to spread inland within a
   quasi-linear band of thunderstorms that should sweep eastward this
   afternoon.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 15 miles west of Crestview FL to 30
   miles north northeast of Tallahassee FL. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU7).

   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 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 23040.

   ...Grams
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