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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 271
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 271
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   700 PM EDT SUN JUN 7 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND NORTHERN INDIANA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 700 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...COMPLEX OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS INITIALLY OVER ILLINOIS
   AND NORTHWESTERN INDIANA WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SEVERE WIND AS IT
   PROCEEDS EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE WATCH AREA.  HURRICANE-FORCE
   THUNDERSTORM WINDS AND LOCALLY INTENSE SWATHS OF WIND DAMAGE ARE
   POSSIBLE.  A RISK EXISTS FOR A BRIEF TORNADO OR TWO AS WELL.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHWEST OF INDIANAPOLIS INDIANA TO 35 MILES NORTHWEST OF FORT
   WAYNE INDIANA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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...THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REPLACES
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 270. WATCH NUMBER 270 WILL NOT
   BE IN EFFECT AFTER 700 PM EDT. CONTINUE...WW 267...WW 268...WW
   269...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 70
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 28040.


   ...EDWARDS
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