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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 215
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WW0215 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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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 215
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1250 AM CDT WED JUN 4 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST KANSAS
     NORTHERN MISSOURI
     SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 1250 AM UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER
       POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES WEST
   SOUTHWEST OF LINCOLN NEBRASKA TO 50 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
   CHILLICOTHE MISSOURI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
   THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 210...WW 211...WW
   212...WW 213...WW 214...

   DISCUSSION...A SEVERE MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEM ACCOMPANIED BY
   FLANKING SUPERCELLS WILL CONTINUE A STEADY SOUTHEASTWARD PROGRESSION
   OVERNIGHT FROM SOUTHEAST NEB INTO NORTHEAST KS AND
   NORTHWEST/NORTH-CENTRAL MO. A VERY UNSTABLE AIR MASS WILL CONTINUE
   TO FEED THESE STORMS FROM THE WEST-SOUTHWEST...WITH A 65+ KT
   LOW-LEVEL JET NOTED IN TOPEKA WSR-88D VWP DATA. DAMAGING WINDS WILL
   BE THE PRIMARY IMPACT...WITH ISOLATED INSTANCES OF LARGE
   HAIL/PERHAPS A TORNADO ALSO REMAINING POSSIBLE.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 29035.


   ...GUYER
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