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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 282
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WW0282 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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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 282
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   240 PM MDT WED JUN 11 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST AND EAST-CENTRAL COLORADO
     NORTHWEST KANSAS
     FAR SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 240 PM
     UNTIL 1000 PM MDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES SOUTH
   SOUTHEAST OF BURLINGTON COLORADO TO 50 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF
   AKRON COLORADO.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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 279...WW 280...WW 281...

   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING OFF THE COLORADO FRONT RANGE
   WITHIN THE IMMEDIATE POST-FRONTAL ENVIRONMENT SHOULD INTENSIFY AS
   THEY MOVE EAST INTO AN INCREASING UNSTABLE AIR MASS. SUFFICIENT
   SHEAR WILL EXIST FOR ORGANIZED STORM MODES INCLUDING SUPERCELLS WITH
   A RISK FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL.

   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 27025.


   ...MEAD
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