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Tornado Watch 76
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WW0076 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 76
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1110 AM CDT Wed Mar 30 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Southern Louisiana
     Southeast Texas
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Wednesday morning and evening from 1110 AM until
     700 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 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A line of thunderstorms over southeast Texas is expected
   to intensify this afternoon and track eastward across southern
   Louisiana.  Damaging winds and isolated tornadoes are possible with
   these storms.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 45 miles northwest of Port Arthur TX
   to 25 miles northeast of Lafayette LA. 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 75...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 65 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 23035.

   ...Hart
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