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Tornado Watch 29
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WW0029 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 29
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1220 PM EST Thu Feb 6 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southeast Alabama
     Northern Florida
     Much of Georgia
     Central South Carolina
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 1220 PM
     until 800 PM EST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely
     Widespread damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 75 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Multiple lines and clusters of fast-moving thunderstorms
   will spread across the watch area this afternoon and early evening. 
   The potential for rather widespread damaging winds exists, along
   with a risk of a few tornadoes.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 40 miles northwest of Columbia SC to 15
   miles south of Apalachicola FL. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 26...WW 27...WW 28...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 24035.

   ...Hart
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