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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 31
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 31
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   640 AM CDT WED APR 8 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL...WESTERN AND NORTHERN MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 640 AM
     UNTIL 100 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES WEST
   SOUTHWEST OF FORT LEONARD WOOD MISSOURI TO 45 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   KIRKSVILLE MISSOURI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
   THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...MULTIPLE HAIL-PRODUCING TSTMS IN LOOSE MERIDIONAL BAND
   WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EWD ACROSS FAVORABLE ELEVATED CAPE/SHEAR
   PARAMETER SPACE ON EITHER SIDE OF SFC FRONT FOR AT LEAST A FEW MORE
   HOURS.  REF SPC MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 225 FOR NEAR-TERM
   METEOROLOGICAL DETAILS.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 50
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 26030.


   ...EDWARDS
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