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Tornado Watch 323
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
High High

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 323
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   315 PM CDT Tue Jun 13 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Extreme western Minnesota
     North Central Nebraska
     Eastern South Dakota

   * Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 315 PM until
     1000 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
     Widespread large hail expected with isolated very large hail
       events to 3 inches in diameter likely
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will form soon across parts of central SD/NE
   and spread across the watch area.  Supercells capable of very large
   hail and damaging winds will be possible, along with the risk of a
   few tornadoes.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 20 miles south of Burwell NE to 50
   miles northeast of Aberdeen SD. For a complete depiction of the
   watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
   tornadoes and 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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean
   storm motion vector 24035.

   ...Hart
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