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Tornado Watch 78
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood High Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 78
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   145 PM CDT Wed Mar 30 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

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

   * Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 145 PM
     until 900 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes likely
     Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 75
       mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms currently over western Louisiana will move
   eastward through the afternoon, affecting the watch area.  Locally
   damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes are possible.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 20 miles north northwest of Mc Comb MS
   to 45 miles south of Houma LA. For a complete depiction of the watch
   see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 76...WW 77...

   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 24035.

   ...Hart
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