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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 122
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High Moderate

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 122
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1240 PM MDT WED MAY 7 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST COLORADO
     NORTHWEST KANSAS
     WESTERN NEBRASKA
     SOUTHEAST WYOMING

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1240 PM
     UNTIL 800 PM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL
       EVENTS TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST OF
   FORT COLLINS COLORADO TO 60 MILES NORTHEAST OF IMPERIAL NEBRASKA.
    FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORMING ALONG THE FRONT RANGE OF
   NORTHERN CO AND SOUTHEAST WY.  OTHER STORMS WILL DEVELOP SOON ACROSS
   THE WATCH AREA AND SPREAD NORTHEASTWARD.  A FEW SUPERCELL STORMS ARE
   EXPECTED THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...CAPABLE OF LARGE
   HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 22030.


   ...HART
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