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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 254
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WW0254 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 254
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1100 PM MDT WED JUN 3 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN COLORADO
     NORTHWESTERN KANSAS
     EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 1100
     PM UNTIL 500 AM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...COVERAGE OF SEVERE-THUNDERSTORM THREAT IS EXPECTED TO
   EXPAND IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS AS AN INITIALLY ISOLATED AREA OF
   THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERN COLORADO EXPANDS AND BUILDS NORTHEASTWARD
   OVER THE WATCH AREA.  LARGE HAIL IS THE MAIN CONCERN...AND ISOLATED
   DAMAGING GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 75 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHWEST OF BURLINGTON COLORADO TO 30 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   MCCOOK NEBRASKA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 252...WW 253...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 23025.


   ...EDWARDS
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