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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 90
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 90
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   145 PM MDT FRI APR 15 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN COLORADO
     NORTHWEST KANSAS
     SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 145 PM UNTIL
     900 PM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AND SPREAD NORTHEAST
   ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO INTO NORTHWEST KS AND SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA
   OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.  LARGE HAIL IS EXPECTED WITH SUPERCELLS AND
   ISOLATED SEVERE WIND GUSTS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHEAST OF BURLINGTON COLORADO TO 70 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   NORTH PLATTE NEBRASKA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
   THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 89...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 21030.


   ...DARROW
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