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Tornado Watch 95
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WW0095 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 95
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1125 AM CDT SUN APR 27 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN IOWA
     EASTERN KANSAS
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1125 AM UNTIL
     700 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES AND A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES NORTH OF DES MOINES
   IOWA TO 25 MILES SOUTH OF MONETT MISSOURI.  FOR A COMPLETE
   DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 92...WW 93...WW 94...

   DISCUSSION...BROKEN BAND OF STORMS IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY AS IT
   MOVES INTO A DESTABILIZING BOUNDARY LAYER ACROSS MO AND IA. DEEP
   LAYER WINDS AND LOW-LEVEL SHEAR WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY FAVORABLE
   FOR BOWING SEGMENTS AND EMBEDDED SUPERCELL STRUCTURES CAPABLE OF
   PRODUCING LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WIND AND TORNADOES.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.


   ...DIAL
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