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Tornado Watch 15
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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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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 15
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1005 AM EST Sun Jan 16 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     South Florida
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday morning and afternoon from 1005 AM until
     300 PM EST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A couple supercells just ahead of a broken squall line may
   persist across southwest Florida before spreading over southeast
   Florida into early afternoon.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 85 miles west of Miami FL to 35 miles
   south southeast of West Palm Beach FL. 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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 0 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 55 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean
   storm motion vector 25030.

   ...Grams
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