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Tornado Watch 156
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WW0156 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 156
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1045 AM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN IOWA
     SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA
     EASTERN NEBRASKA
     SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1045 AM UNTIL
     900 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES LIKELY
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER LIKELY
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED SUPERCELLS AND SHORT LINES OF SUSTAINED STORMS
   WITH A THREAT FOR HAIL...LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND...AND A FEW TORNADOES
   EXPECTED OVER WATCH AREA THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   BROOKINGS SOUTH DAKOTA TO 5 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF OMAHA
   NEBRASKA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 154...WW 155...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 21040.


   ...CORFIDI
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