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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 229
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 229
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   805 AM CDT THU JUN 5 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     FAR EASTERN KANSAS
     WESTERN AND NORTH-CENTRAL MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 805 AM UNTIL
     200 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 35
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHWEST OF LEAVENWORTH KANSAS TO 50 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF
   KNOB NOSTER MISSOURI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
   THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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 227...WW 228...

   DISCUSSION...THE NORTHERN FRINGES OF AN ONGOING MCS ARE EXPECTED TO
   IMPACT PORTIONS OF FAR EASTERN KS AND WESTERN AND NORTH-CENTRAL MO.
   WHILE THE BOUNDARY LAYER IS CURRENTLY RELATIVELY
   STABLE...STORM-SCALE EVOLUTIONS INCLUDING FURTHER COMMA HEAD
   DEVELOPMENT ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE MCS AND/OR AN UPSTREAM WAKE LOW
   MAY POSE A DAMAGING WIND THREAT TODAY.

   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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