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Tornado Watch 63
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WW0063 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 63
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   245 PM CST Mon Mar 6 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Central and southern Minnesota
     Far west-central Wisconsin

   * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 245 PM until
     1000 PM CST.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Widely scattered storms developing over southwest
   Minnesota will spread northeast this evening with a risk for all
   severe hazards.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 40 miles north of Saint Cloud MN to 40
   miles southwest of Rochester MN. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 61...WW 62...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 55 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
   storm motion vector 22045.

   ...Grams
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