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Tornado Watch 52
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WW0052 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 52
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   140 AM EDT FRI APR 10 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST INDIANA
     CENTRAL AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY
     SOUTHWEST OHIO

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING FROM 140 AM UNTIL 800 AM 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 60 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 70 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
   LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY TO 55 MILES NORTH OF CINCINNATI OHIO.  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 50...WW 51...

   DISCUSSION...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL RAPIDLY SPREAD EAST
   ACROSS THE WATCH AREA EARLY THIS MORNING WITH A RISK FOR PRIMARILY
   DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND PERHAPS A TORNADO OR TWO.

   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 24040.


   ...MEAD
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