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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 33
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WW0033 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 33
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1230 PM EDT WED APR 8 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN KENTUCKY
     EASTERN OHIO
     FAR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1230 PM
     UNTIL 600 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTHEAST OF
   PARKERSBURG WEST VIRGINIA TO 35 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF JACKSON
   KENTUCKY.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 31...WW 32...

   DISCUSSION...WELL-DEVELOPED SQUALL LINE SHOULD EVOLVE EAST-SOUTHEAST
   TOWARDS THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS THIS AFTERNOON. DAMAGING WINDS WILL
   BE THE PRIMARY HAZARD.

   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 29040.


   ...GRAMS/CORFIDI
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