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Tornado Watch 60
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 60
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   705 AM CDT Tue Mar 22 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Western to northeast Louisiana
     Far southeast Texas
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Tuesday morning and afternoon from 705 AM until
     200 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 75 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A slowly intensifying QLCS in southeast Texas should
   accelerate northeast across southwest to northeast Louisiana. A
   couple supercells may develop ahead of the squall line as well. The
   threat for tornadoes and damaging winds should increase by late
   morning and persist into the afternoon.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 35 miles north of Natchez MS to 25
   miles northwest of Port Arthur TX. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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...This tornado watch replaces tornado
   watch number 59. Watch number 59 will not be in effect after 705
   AM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 58...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 23030.

   ...Grams
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