Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 78
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
755 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  EASTERN ALABAMA
  FLORIDA PANHANDLE
  SOUTHWESTERN THROUGH CENTRAL GEORGIA
  COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 755 AM UNTIL
  300 PM EDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING HOURS AND SPREAD
NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...BRINGING A RISK OF DAMAGING
WIND...A FEW TORNADOES...AND ISOLATED SEVERE HAIL.  SEE SPC
MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 374 FOR INITIAL METEOROLOGICAL DETAILS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 105 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PANAMA
CITY FLORIDA TO 55 MILES NORTHWEST OF MACON GEORGIA.  FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

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.

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AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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
450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24030.


...EDWARDS


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