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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 208
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WW0208 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 208
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   140 PM MDT TUE JUN 3 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST MONTANA
     NORTHWEST NEBRASKA
     WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA
     NORTHEAST WYOMING

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 140 PM UNTIL
     800 PM MDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES NORTHEAST OF
   BROADUS MONTANA TO 60 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF DOUGLAS WYOMING. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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...THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REPLACES
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 206. WATCH NUMBER 206 WILL NOT
   BE IN EFFECT AFTER 140 PM MDT. CONTINUE...WW 207...

   DISCUSSION...STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
   INTENSITY THROUGH THE EVENING AS MID/UPPER LEVEL SHORTWAVE TROUGH
   AND ASSOCIATED FORCING SPREAD EAST FROM THE ROCKIES...AIDING
   DEVELOPMENT ACROSS A NARROW INSTABILITY AXIS ORIENTED FROM NEB
   PANHANDLE NWWD TO ERN MT. DEEP-LAYER SHEAR WILL SUPPORT SUPERCELL
   STRUCTURES AND UPDRAFT PERSISTENCE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING
   WINDS LIKELY FROM THIS ACTIVITY.

   AVIATION...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 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 26030.


   ...CARBIN
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