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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 528
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 528
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   605 PM CDT Fri Oct 15 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Alabama
     Northern Mississippi
     Middle Tennessee

   * Effective this Friday night from 605 PM until Midnight 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...Clusters of storms will continue to move
   east-northeastward this evening across the region. A seasonally
   moist environment and strong deep-layer/low-level shear will support
   organized storms including a few supercells and bowing segments.
   Damaging winds and severe hail are expected to be the most common
   hazards, although a tornado could also occur.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
   statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles north northeast
   of Nashville TN to 20 miles southeast of Oxford MS. 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 527...

   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
   26035.

   ...Guyer
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