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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 133
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 133
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   135 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN INDIANA
     MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY
     EXTREME SOUTHWEST OHIO
     PARTS OF WESTERN AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 135 PM UNTIL
     800 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE DEVELOPING FROM WESTERN TENNESSEE TO
   WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA...AND THESE STORMS SHOULD
   INCREASE SOME IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON WHILE
   SPREADING EASTWARD.  THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
   PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED DAMAGING GUSTS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES NORTH
   NORTHWEST OF LEXINGTON KENTUCKY TO 35 MILES SOUTHEAST OF JACKSON
   TENNESSEE.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 50
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27030.


   ...THOMPSON
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