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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 250
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WW0250 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 250
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   830 PM CDT FRI JUN 6 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTH CENTRAL THROUGH SOUTHEAST KANSAS
     SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING FROM 830 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF HASTINGS NEBRASKA TO 50 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
   WICHITA KANSAS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 241...WW 242...WW
   243...WW 244...WW 245...WW 247...WW 248...WW 249...

   DISCUSSION...TWO MCSS WITH A HISTORY OF DMGG WIND...ONE NOW OVER NW
   KS/S CNTRL NEB AND THE OTHER OVER SW KS...EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
   GENERALLY EWD THROUGH LATE TNGT. SUFFICIENT LOW-LVL BUOYANCY APPEARS
   PRESENT TO SUPPORT A CONTINUED THREAT FOR DMGG WIND WITH BOTH
   SYSTEMS. DEEP SHEAR CONSIDERATIONS AND LOW-LVL MOIST SE FLOW SUGGEST
   THAT THE SVR THREAT WITH THE SRN SYSTEM MAY PERSIST SOMEWHAT LATER
   INTO THE NIGHT/EARLY SAT EWD INTO SE KS.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 26030.


   ...CORFIDI
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