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

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 241
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1240 PM MDT FRI JUN 6 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN COLORADO INCLUDING THE FRONT RANGE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1240 PM UNTIL
     800 PM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
       TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES NORTH
   NORTHWEST OF AKRON COLORADO TO 45 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF
   TRINIDAD COLORADO.  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 239...WW 240...

   DISCUSSION...STORMS ARE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP OVER THE ERN SLOPES OF
   THE ROCKIES IN ADVANCE OF A SHORT WAVE TROUGH MOVING EWD ACROSS NRN
   CO.  ADDITIONAL FORCING FOR LARGE SCALE ASCENT WILL OVERSPREAD SERN
   CO IN ASSOCIATION WITH A SEPARATE TROUGH MOVING ACROSS NRN NM. 
   AMPLE LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE WITH SURFACE DEW POINTS IN THE 50S AND
   VEERING WINDS WITH HEIGHT WILL PROMOTE DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE STORMS
   THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITHIN A MODERATELY UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT.
    LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.

   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 26025.


   ...WEISS
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