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Tornado Watch 64
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood High Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 64
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   655 PM CDT Tue Mar 22 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Western Alabama
     Southeast Louisiana
     Southeast Mississippi
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Tuesday evening from 655 PM until 1100 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes likely
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A broken squall line will progress east across the central
   Gulf Coast states this evening.  A few tornadoes are likely and
   damaging gusts are possible with the more intense storms.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 45 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 50 miles northeast of Meridian MS to 25
   miles west southwest of Gulfport MS. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 61...WW 62...WW 63...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 22040.

   ...Smith/Thompson
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