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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 562
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1155 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  NORTHERN FLORIDA INCLUDING THE PANHANDLE
  SOUTHWEST GEORGIA
  COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 1155 PM
  UNTIL 700 AM EST.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 75 MILES NORTHEAST OF ALBANY
GEORGIA TO 15 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF APALACHICOLA FLORIDA.  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 561...

DISCUSSION...A PRE-FRONTAL BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST
OVERNIGHT...GRADUALLY SHIFTING EAST ACROSS THE WATCH AREA. GIVEN THE
CONTINUED MOISTENING OF THE AIR MASS AND THE PRESENCE OF STRONG
VERTICAL SHEAR...THE POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR EMBEDDED BOWING AND
SUPERCELL STRUCTURES WITH A RISK FOR LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND
PERHAPS A TORNADO OR TWO.

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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 500.
MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 22040.


...MEAD


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