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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 141
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 141
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   515 AM CDT Tue May 4 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Alabama
     South-central Kentucky
     Middle Tennessee

   * Effective this Tuesday morning from 515 AM until 1100 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...A cluster of storms will continue generally eastward
   across the region through the early morning hours with damaging
   winds as the primary severe risk. This scenario is supported by a
   very unstable air mass (noted in a special sounding from Nashville
   at 06Z) and moderate-strength environmental winds.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles northeast of
   Bowling Green KY to 95 miles south of Nashville TN. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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 140...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   27035.

   ...Guyer
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