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Tornado Watch 36
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 36
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1120 PM CST Mon Mar 2 2020

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Middle Tennessee

   * Effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 1120 PM
     until 300 AM CST.

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

   SUMMARY...Potentially tornadic supercell entering northwestern
   Middle Tennessee may maintain its organization in a marginally
   favorable low-level air mass for a few hours before weakening.  A
   couple tornadoes, sporadic large hail, and isolated severe gusts may
   occur.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 30 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 75 miles west of Nashville TN to 15
   miles east northeast of Nashville TN. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU6).

   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 35...

   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 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 27030.

   ...Edwards
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