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WW 215 TORNADO AL GA MS TN 090805Z - 091500Z
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 215
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
305 AM CDT Thu May 9 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Northern Alabama
  Extreme northwestern Georgia
  Northern Mississippi
  Middle Tennessee

* Effective this Thursday morning from 305 AM until 1000 AM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A couple tornadoes possible
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

SUMMARY...A complex of thunderstorms is expected to move
east-southeastward over the watch area, episodically posing a threat
for damaging wind and tornadoes.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
either side of a line from 25 miles southwest of Oxford MS to 70
miles northeast of Huntsville AL. 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.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 213...WW 214...

AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 29030.

...Edwards

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