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Tornado Watch 207
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WW0207 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 207
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   530 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN IOWA
     WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND NORTHERN ILLINOIS
     FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 530 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...INCLUDING A FEW SUSTAINED STORMS
   AND SUPERCELLS...EXPECTED TO MOVE GENERALLY NORTHEAST ACROSS WATCH
   AREA THOUGH LATE EVENING...POSING A RISK FOR SEVERE HAIL...LOCALLY
   DAMAGING WIND...AND TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   BURLINGTON IOWA TO 30 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MARSEILLES ILLINOIS. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 202...WW 203...WW
   204...WW 205...WW 206...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 22035.


   ...CORFIDI
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