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Tornado Watch 7
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WW0007 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood High 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...CORRECTED
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1140 AM CST Sun Mar 3 2019

   CORRECT FOR TIME ZONE ERROR

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Central and Southern Alabama
     Western Florida Panhandle
     Southeast Louisiana
     Southeast Mississippi
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday morning and evening from 1140 AM until
     600 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Widespread damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 75 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will continue to intensify this afternoon
   ahead of a strong cold front.  Supercells will be possible along and
   ahead of the front, capable of damaging wind gusts and a few
   tornadoes.  Strong tornadoes are possible.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 75 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 40 miles south of Mc Comb MS to 20
   miles east southeast of Auburn AL. 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 8...

   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 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 26040.

   ...Hart

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