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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 128
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 128
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1150 AM CDT Mon May 3 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Alabama
     Eastern Mississippi

   * Effective this Monday morning and evening from 1150 AM until
     800 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms are expected to be focused in two
   corridors of confluence across east-central to central Alabama and
   farther south in southern Alabama. Damaging winds and large hail are
   the primary threats.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 105
   statute miles east and west of a line from 50 miles northwest of
   Birmingham AL to 40 miles south southeast of Evergreen AL. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
   favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
   tornadoes.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 127...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   27025.

   ...Grams
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