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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 34
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Very Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 34
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   525 PM CST TUE MAR 1 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ALABAMA
     NORTHERN AND CENTRAL GEORGIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 525
     PM UNTIL 100 AM CST.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS NOW FORMING OVER N CENTRAL ALABAMA EXPECTED
   TO SOMEWHAT INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND STRENGTH THROUGH LATER TONIGHT
   AS REGION IS GLANCED BY UPPER DISTURBANCE ENTERING THE LOWER
   TENNESSEE VALLEY. EMBEDDED SUSTAINED STORMS/POSSIBLE SUPERCELLS MAY
   POSE A RISK FOR SPORADIC DAMAGING WIND AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO AS
   THEY MOVE/DEVELOP GENERALLY WEST-TO-EAST.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 115
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTH OF
   ATLANTA GEORGIA TO 70 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TUSCALOOSA ALABAMA.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 400. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 27045.


   ...CORFIDI
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