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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 217
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 217
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   500 AM CDT WED JUN 4 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS
     EAST-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 500 AM UNTIL 1100 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 50
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST OF
   JEFFERSON CITY MISSOURI TO 25 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF SCOTT AFB
   ILLINOIS.  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 214...

   DISCUSSION...A WELL-ORGANIZED MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEM...WITH
   HISTORY OF ISOLATED WIND DAMAGE AND NEAR-SEVERE MEASURED WIND
   GUSTS...WILL CONTINUE A FAST /50+ MPH/ EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD
   PROGRESSION THROUGH THE EARLY/MID-MORNING HOURS. BOUTS OF LOCALIZED
   WIND DAMAGE ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN THE PRIMARY HAZARD ESPECIALLY
   ACROSS EAST-CENTRAL MO AND POTENTIALLY PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
   MO/SOUTHWEST IL.

   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 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 28045.


   ...GUYER
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