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Tornado Watch 13
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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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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 13
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   445 PM CST Sat Jan 8 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Texas

   * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 445 PM until
     1000 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 60 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Regenerative supercells will remain possible through this
   evening. Brief tornadoes will be the primary hazard.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 50 miles north northeast of Lufkin TX
   to 15 miles east southeast of Houston TX. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU3).

   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 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 50 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 20025.

   ...Grams
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