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Tornado Watch 80
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WW0080 Radar
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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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 80
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   530 PM CDT Wed Mar 30 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Northern and Central Alabama
     Middle Tennessee

   * Effective this Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning from
     530 PM until 100 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Widespread damaging winds expected with isolated significant
       gusts to 80 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A fast-moving line of storms will continue quickly
   east-northeastward this evening into Middle TN and northern/central
   Alabama. Very strong low-level/deep-layer winds will support the
   potential for tornadoes and widespread damaging winds as additional
   moistening occurs into the region.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 55 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 35 miles north northwest of Nashville
   TN to 25 miles west southwest of Selma AL. 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...CONTINUE...WW 76...WW 77...WW 78...WW
   79...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 70 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 23045.

   ...Guyer
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