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Tornado Watch 219
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WW0219 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 219
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   225 PM CDT WED JUN 4 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
     SOUTHERN INDIANA
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY
     SOUTHEAST MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 225 PM
     UNTIL 800 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 140 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF
   SALEM ILLINOIS TO 35 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF PADUCAH KENTUCKY. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 218...

   DISCUSSION...VERY UNSTABLE AIRMASS EXPECTED TO FUEL INTENSE TSTM
   DEVELOPMENT OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS ALONG AND AHEAD OF A FRONT
   SETTLING GRADUALLY SOUTH TO THE OH RIVER. INITIAL ACTIVITY MAY BE
   DISCRETE AND SUPERCELLULAR IN NATURE WITH A GOOD CHANCE FOR LARGE
   HAIL AND PERHAPS A COUPLE OF TORNADOES. WITH INCREASING STORM
   COVERAGE WILL COME THE CHANCE FOR CELL MERGERS AND UPSCALE
   GROWTH...WITH THE EVENTUAL EVOLUTION INTO A FORWARD PROPAGATING MCS
   ACROSS SRN-SCNTRL KY BY EVENING.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 29025.


   ...CARBIN
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