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Tornado Watch 48
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WW0048 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

Note:  The expiration time in the watch graphic is amended if the watch is replaced, cancelled or extended.
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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 48
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   710 PM EDT THU APR 9 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST LOWER MICHIGAN
     LAKE ERIE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY EVENING FROM 710 PM UNTIL 1100 PM EDT.

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

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 40 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST OF ANN ARBOR
   MICHIGAN TO 20 MILES SOUTH OF MOUNT CLEMENS MICHIGAN.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 39...WW 40...WW 41...WW
   42...WW 43...WW 44...WW 45...WW 46...WW 47...

   DISCUSSION...SEVERAL SMALL SUPERCELL STORMS HAVE FORMED ALONG THE
   WARM FRONT OVER LOWER MI.  STRONG LOW LEVEL VERTICAL SHEAR AND
   MARGINAL INSTABILITY WILL POSE A RISK OF HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...OR
   PERHAPS A TORNADO OR TWO FROM THESE STORMS THIS EVENING.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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 27035.


   ...HART
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