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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 225
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 225
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   605 PM MDT Tue May 16 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Far northeast Colorado
     Far northwest Kansas
     West-central Nebraska

   * Effective this Tuesday evening from 605 PM until 1100 PM MDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated very large hail events to 2 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...A cluster of storms will continue to move northward this
   evening across central Nebraska, with other storms move
   northeastward across northwest Kansas and western Nebraska, aided by
   a low-level upslope regime. Isolated instances of large hail and
   locally damaging winds will be possible through the evening.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 75
   statute miles east and west of a line from 40 miles west northwest
   of Burwell NE to 60 miles southwest of Mccook NE. 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 220...WW 221...WW
   222...WW 223...WW 224...

   AVIATION...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
   21025.

   ...Guyer
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