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Tornado Watch 15
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WW0015 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 15
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   905 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Northwest and Central Georgia

   * Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 905 PM
     until 400 AM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Cluster of strong to severe storms including a few
   supercells is expected to develop southeast through central Georgia
   tonight. Damaging wind, a few tornadoes and large hail will be
   possible.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 30 miles southwest of Rome GA to 65
   miles southeast of Athens GA. For a complete depiction of the watch
   see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 13...WW 14...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 29035.

   ...Dial
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