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Tornado Watch 99
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WW0099 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 99
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   155 PM CDT Fri Apr 23 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Central and Western Louisiana
     Southeast Texas
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 155 PM until
     900 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will increase in coverage and intensity this
   afternoon across the region.  A few supercell storms are
   expected,capable of damaging winds, tornadoes, and large hail.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 35 miles south southwest of College
   Station TX to 30 miles east of Alexandria LA. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 98...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 25035.

   ...Hart
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