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Tornado Watch 260
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WW0260 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 260
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1220 PM MDT SUN JUN 8 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN COLORADO

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1220 PM UNTIL
     800 PM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 55 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   AKRON COLORADO TO 45 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF SPRINGFIELD
   COLORADO.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 259...

   DISCUSSION...STRONG SHORT-WAVE TROUGH WILL PROGRESS ACROSS THE CNTRL
   ROCKIES AIDING THE UPWARD EVOLUTION OF CONVECTION AS IT SPREADS OFF
   THE FRONT RANGE.  DEVELOPING SUPERCELL ACTIVITY SHOULD MERGE INTO A
   SQUALL LINE AS CONVECTION SPREADS/PROPAGATES TOWARD SOUTHEAST
   COLORADO THIS EVENING.  WIND THREAT SHOULD INCREASE AS SQUALL LINE
   MATURES.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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 27030.


   ...DARROW
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