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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 207
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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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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 207
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   810 PM EDT Wed May 10 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     East central Illinois
     Central Indiana

   * Effective this Wednesday night and Thursday morning from 810 PM
     until 100 AM EDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A line of strong/severe thunderstorms over central
   Illinois will track eastward across the watch area this evening. 
   Damaging winds and hail will be possible along the leading edge of
   the storms.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
   statute miles north and south of a line from 10 miles northwest of
   Decatur IL to 30 miles south southeast of Muncie IN. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

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

   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
   27035.

   ...Hart
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