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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 165
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 165
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1040 PM CDT TUE MAY 10 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHERN MIDDLE AND EAST TENNESSEE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 1040 PM
     UNTIL 600 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...WIDELY SCATTERED SUPERCELLS AND OTHER SUSTAINED STORMS
   EXPECTED TO PERSIST ACROSS PARTS OF MIDDLE AND EAST TN THROUGH EARLY
   WEDNESDAY...POSING A RISK FOR LARGE HAIL...LOCALLY DAMAGING
   WIND...AND PERHAPS A SHORT-LIVED TORNADO OR TWO.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 105
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES NORTH
   NORTHWEST OF CROSSVILLE TENNESSEE TO 40 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
   NASHVILLE TENNESSEE.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
   THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REPLACES
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 162. WATCH NUMBER 162 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT
   AFTER 1040 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 163...WW 164...

   AVIATION...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 28025.


   ...CORFIDI
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