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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 326
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WW0326 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Very Low

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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 326
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   700 PM EDT WED JUN 18 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA
     EXTREME NORTHERN KENTUCKY
     SOUTHERN OHIO
     WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
     EXTREME NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 700 PM
     UNTIL 200 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
       MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45
   STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST
   OF CINCINNATI OHIO TO 55 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FRANKLIN
   PENNSYLVANIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 321...WW 322...WW
   323...WW 324...WW 325...

   DISCUSSION...MARGINALLY WELL-ORGANIZED BAND OF TSTMS WITH
   MESOBETA-SCALE COLD POOLING SHOULD CONTINUE TO MOVE SEWD ACROSS WW
   AREA INTO FAVORABLE MOISTURE/THERMAL FIELDS WITH FORCED ASCENT ALONG
   ASSOCIATED GUST FRONT.  SOME INCREASE IN ORGANIZATION IS PSBL BEFORE
   NOCTURNAL/DIABATIC COOLING SUBSTANTIALLY DESTABILIZES FOREGOING WARM
   SECTOR.  DAMAGING GUSTS AND OCNL LARGE HAIL ARE PRIMARY THREATS.
   REF SPC MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1069 FOR MORE INITIAL DETAILS.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 30030.


   ...EDWARDS
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