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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 264
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 264
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   425 PM MDT SAT JUN 6 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

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

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON FROM 425 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT
     MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...COVERAGE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE THROUGH
   AT LEAST EARLY EVENING...WITH ACTIVITY PRODUCING SPORADIC DAMAGING
   GUSTS AND LARGE HAIL AS IT MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS THIS REGION.  A
   TORNADO OR TWO MAY ALSO OCCUR...BUT HAIL AND WIND ARE THE MAIN
   THREATS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF LIMON COLORADO TO 20 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST 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 262...WW 263...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27030.


   ...EDWARDS
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