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Tornado Watch 206
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WW0206 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 206
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   605 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EXTREME EASTERN COLORADO
     NORTHWESTERN KANSAS
     SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT FROM 605 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT.

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

   SUMMARY...A COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHEAST COLORADO...AND IN
   TORNADO WATCH 203 AT THIS TIME...IS EXPECTED TO MOVE EASTWARD INTO
   THIS NEW WATCH WITH SOME THREAT FOR SUPERCELLS TO PERSIST AND OFFER
   A TORNADO THREAT.  ADDITIONAL STORMS ALSO MAY DEVELOP NEAR A DRYLINE
   ACROSS WESTERN PARTS OF THE WATCH...AND BECOME SEVERE.  DAMAGING
   WIND ALSO IS LIKELY...AS WELL AS LARGE HAIL.  SEE SPC MESOSCALE
   DISCUSSION 712 FOR MORE METEOROLOGICAL DETAILS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF
   GOODLAND KANSAS TO 40 MILES NORTH OF IMPERIAL 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 203...WW 204...WW 205...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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 27025.


   ...EDWARDS
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