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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 245
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WW0245 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 245
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   535 PM CDT FRI JUN 6 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN COLORADO
     NORTHWEST KANSAS
     SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY MORNING FROM 535
     PM UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF MCCOOK NEBRASKA TO 35 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GOODLAND
   KANSAS.  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 239...WW 240...WW
   241...WW 242...WW 243...WW 244...

   DISCUSSION...TSTM LINES/CLUSTERS NOW OVER NE CO EXPECTED TO
   MOVE/DEVELOP GENERALLY ESE INTO WW LATER THIS EVE...WITH OTHER
   DEVELOPMENT/LEFT SPLITS POTENTIALLY MOVING NWD INTO WW FROM WAA AREA
   IN SW KS /REF WW 244/. SUFFICIENT SHEAR/BUOYANCY SHOULD EXIST FOR
   LOCALLY DMGG WIND/SVR HAIL. A TORNADO OR TWO CANNOT BE RULED
   OUT...BUT ANY SUCH ACTIVITY SHOULD REMAIN COMPARATIVELY
   SHORT-LIVED/WEAK.

   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 29020.


   ...CORFIDI
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