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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 300
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WW0300 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 300
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   155 AM CDT SUN JUN 15 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN KANSAS
     WESTERN AND NORTHERN MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY MORNING FROM 155 AM UNTIL 900 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED 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 35 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
   EMPORIA KANSAS TO 55 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF CHILLICOTHE
   MISSOURI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 296...WW 297...WW
   298...WW 299...

   DISCUSSION...ERN KS SQLN SHOULD CONTINUE EWD THROUGH LATER THIS
   MORNING...WITH THE STRONGEST NEW STORMS EXPECTED MAINLY ALONG THE
   LINES SRN EXTENT THROUGH E CNTRL AND SE KS. ALTHOUGH BUOYANCY
   DIMINISHES EWD INTO MO...STRENGTH OF MEAN FLOW...INFLOW OF RICH
   MOISTURE WITH 60+ KT SSWLY LLJ...AND LARGE-SCALE ASCENT ASSOCIATED
   WITH PASSING SHORTWAVE IMPULSE SUGGEST A CONTINUED RISK FOR SPORADIC
   DMGG WIND GUSTS AND PERHAPS MARGINALLY SVR HAIL.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27040.


   ...CORFIDI
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