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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 275
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WW0275 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 275
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1255 PM CDT MON JUN 8 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST ARKANSAS
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY
     MISSOURI BOOTHEEL
     WESTERN AND MIDDLE TENNESSEE

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 1255 PM UNTIL
     700 PM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE INCREASING IN COVERAGE AND
   INTENSITY OVER PARTS OF KY/TN.  OTHER STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
   IN THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO OVER NORTHEAST AR.  A MOIST/UNSTABLE AIR
   MASS AND FAVORABLE WINDS ALOFT WILL PROMOTE A RISK OF DAMAGING WINDS
   AND HAIL IN THE STRONGER CELLS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES SOUTHWEST
   OF JONESBORO ARKANSAS TO 65 MILES NORTH OF CROSSVILLE TENNESSEE. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 274...

   AVIATION...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 27035.


   ...HART
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