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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 224
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Very Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 224
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   925 PM CDT WED JUN 4 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST KANSAS
     SOUTHERN MISSOURI
     FAR NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 925 PM
     UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES WEST OF
   CHANUTE KANSAS TO 40 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF WEST PLAINS
   MISSOURI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 221...WW 222...WW 223...

   DISCUSSION...ISOLD TO WDLY SCTD SUSTAINED STORMS/POSSIBLE SUPERCELLS
   WITH LARGE HAIL MAY OCCUR THROUGH EARLY THU IN MOIST...WEAKLY
   CONFLUENT SWLY LOW-LVL FLOW BENEATH DEEP/STRONG EML. LARGELY
   UNIDIRECTIONAL ...WLY CLOUD-LAYER SHEAR SUGGESTS POTENTIAL FOR A
   SPLITTING STORM OR TWO IF SUSTAINED UPDRAFTS TO INDEED DEVELOP.

   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 28020.


   ...CORFIDI
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