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Tornado Watch 13
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WW0013 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 13
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   220 PM CST Sun Feb 28 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Central and Eastern Arkansas
     Southwest Kentucky
     Missouri Bootheel
     Northern Mississippi
     Western and Middle Tennessee

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 220 PM until
     1000 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely
     Widespread damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 75 mph possible
     Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are forecast to develop across the watch
   area through the afternoon and evening hours - with a few intense
   thunderstorms expected.  Damaging winds are the most likely threat,
   but large hail and a few tornadoes are also possible from the most
   organized storms.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 20 miles southwest of Hot Springs AR
   to 15 miles east northeast of Nashville TN. 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 12...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 25035.

   ...Hart
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