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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 61
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WW0061 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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   SEL1

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 61
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   600 AM EDT FRI APR 4 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY
     EASTERN TENNESSEE
     FAR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING FROM 600 AM UNTIL 1100 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
   NASHVILLE TENNESSEE TO 30 MILES NORTHEAST OF JACKSON KENTUCKY. 
   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 57...WW 58...WW 59...WW
   60...

   DISCUSSION...LONG-LIVED BOW ECHO MCS WITH AND EMBEDDED VORTEX ON ITS
   N END NOW IN MIDDLE TN EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ENEWD WITH ASSOCIATED
   50-60 KT 700 MB SPEED MAX. WHILE LOW-LVL BUOYANCY SOMEWHAT
   DIMINISHES WITH ENE EXTENT...STRENGTH OF WIND FIELD AND EXISTING
   ORGANIZED NATURE OF MCS SUGGEST A CONTINUED RISK FOR DMGG WIND AND
   POSSIBLY A TORNADO BEFORE SQLN MOVES COMPLETELY BEYOND LOW-LVL
   MOISTURE AXIS LATER THIS MORNING.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 0.5 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 400. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 25045.


   ...CORFIDI
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