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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 30
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WW0030 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 30
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   700 PM EDT Tue Apr 3 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Extreme northeast Kentucky
     Southeast Ohio
     Extreme southwest Pennsylvania
     Northern and western West Virginia

   * Effective this Tuesday night and Wednesday morning from 700 PM
     until 100 AM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Clusters of strong-severe storms will persist through late
   evening, generally along and south of the surface warm front.  The
   ongoing storms will persist with a threat for large hail, damaging
   winds, and perhaps an isolated tornado.  Other bands of storms will
   spread into the watch area from the west tonight, with a continuing
   threat for damaging winds.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
   statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles west northwest
   of Wheeling WV to 15 miles southwest of Charleston WV. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 25...WW 26...WW 27...WW
   28...WW 29...

   AVIATION...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
   26045.

   ...Thompson
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