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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 265
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 265
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1220 PM CDT Sun Jun 13 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Western Alabama
     Eastern Louisiana
     Mississippi
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 1220 PM until
     700 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
       to 80 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Several loosely organized multicell clusters should spread
   south-southwest across the region through early evening. Damaging
   winds will be the primary hazard.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
   statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles northeast of
   Tupelo MS to 40 miles west of Slidell LA. For a complete depiction
   of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU5).

   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 264...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 70 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean storm motion vector
   01020.

   ...Grams
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