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Tornado Watch 164
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Very Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 164
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   110 PM EDT MON MAY 11 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN INDIANA
     NORTHERN KENTUCKY
     SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN
     WESTERN ANDN NORTHERN OHIO
     LAKE ERIE
     LAKE HURON

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 110 PM UNTIL
     800 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING POSSIBLE SUPERCELLS AND STORMS
   WITH BOWING STRUCTURES...EXPECTED TO MOVE/DEVELOP FAIRLY RAPIDLY 
   NORTHEAST ACROSS WATCH AREA THROUGH EARLY EVENING...WITH A RISK FOR
   DAMAGING WIND...A COUPLE TORNADOES...AND SEVERE HAIL.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 120 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   INDIANAPOLIS INDIANA TO 55 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MOUNT CLEMENS
   MICHIGAN.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 22045.


   ...CORFIDI
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