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WW 2 TORNADO LA MS CW 082230Z - 090300Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 2
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
430 PM CST Mon Jan 8 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Southeast Louisiana
  Coastal Mississippi
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 430 PM until
  900 PM CST.

* Primary threats include...
  A couple tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms, some with supercell structures,
will continue to spread northeastward through late evening.  A
couple of tornadoes, isolated large hail up to 1.5 inches in
diameter and isolated damaging gusts will all be possible.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
north and south of a line from 70 miles west northwest of Houma LA
to 35 miles south southeast of Gulfport MS. For a complete depiction
of the watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS
WOU2).

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.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 1...

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 500. Mean
storm motion vector 23045.

...Thompson

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