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Tornado Watch 675
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Very Low Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 675
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   150 AM EDT Sat Oct 19 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Central and northern Florida
     Coastal Waters

   * Effective this Saturday morning from 150 AM until NOON EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes possible

   SUMMARY...Wind fields and instability favorable for tornadoes will
   continue to spread across the central/northern peninsula through the
   remainder of the morning and into midday.  Tornado potential will be
   most focused near a warm front moving slowly northward over
   central/northern FL, as well as outer band(s) moving onshore the
   west coast.  Additional isolated supercells may develop in between
   those two regimes as well.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 50 miles south southeast of Sarasota FL
   to 35 miles northeast of Gainesville FL. For a complete depiction of
   the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
   WOU5).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 0 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 50 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 20030.

   ...Edwards
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