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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 204
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WW0204 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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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 204
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   910 PM CDT SUN JUN 1 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST KANSAS
     NORTHERN OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 910 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTHEAST OF
   EMPORIA KANSAS TO 30 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF ENID OKLAHOMA.  FOR
   A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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...WW 203...

   DISCUSSION...A BROKEN LINE OF STRONG/SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER
   CENTRAL KS WILL PERSIST FOR A FEW MORE HOURS AND SPREAD ACROSS THE
   WATCH AREA.  DESPITE INCREASING CAPPING...A STRENGTHENING NOCTURNAL
   LOW LEVEL JET AND MODERATE CAPE WILL MAINTAIN STORM INTENSITY
   THROUGH AT LEAST MIDNIGHT WITH A RISK OF LOCALLY DAMAGING WINDS AND
   HAIL IN THE STRONGEST CELLS.

   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 28035.


   ...HART
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