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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 203
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WW0203 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 203
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   520 PM MDT SUN JUN 1 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 520 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF VALENTINE NEBRASKA TO 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF IMPERIAL
   NEBRASKA.  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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 201...WW 202...

   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS CURRENTLY OVER THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE
   WILL TRACK EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS EVENING. 
   STEEP MID LEVEL LAPSE RATES AND SUFFICIENT EFFECTIVE SHEAR WILL
   PROMOTE ORGANIZED STORMS WITH EMBEDDED BOW/SUPERCELL STRUCTURES. 
   LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS APPEAR TO BE THE MAIN THREATS.

   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 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 29030.


   ...HART
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