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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 241
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WW0241 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 241
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1155 PM CDT THU JUN 9 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     FAR NORTHWEST MINNESOTA
     EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING FROM 1155 PM
     UNTIL 600 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...ONE OR TWO EAST- TO EAST-SOUTHEAST MOVING CLUSTERS OF
   STORMS EXPECTED TO EVOLVE OVERNIGHT FROM THUNDERSTORMS NOW OVER
   NORTH CENTRAL ND AS THE EXISTING STORMS ENCOUNTER SEASONABLY
   WARM/MOIST SELY LOW-LEVEL FLOW NEAR DIFFUSE WARM FRONT. SOME OF THE
   STORMS COULD YIELD LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND AND MARGINALLY SEVERE HAIL.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 65 MILES NORTH
   NORTHEAST OF DEVILS LAKE NORTH DAKOTA TO 60 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST
   OF DEVILS LAKE NORTH DAKOTA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE
   WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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 240...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 26035.


   ...CORFIDI
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