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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 332
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 332
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1100 PM CDT WED JUN 18 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 1100
     PM UNTIL 600 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES NORTH
   NORTHWEST OF IMPERIAL NEBRASKA TO 25 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF
   NORFOLK NEBRASKA.  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 326...WW 327...WW
   328...WW 329...WW 330...WW 331...

   DISCUSSION...INCREASING CONVECTIVE COVERAGE/INTENSITY OVER THIS
   REGION IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN AGGREGATION OF TSTMS INTO MCS ALONG
   AND EITHER SIDE OF COLD FRONT...WITH FAVORABLY UNSTABLE AIR EVIDENT
   IN WARM SECTOR AND SLIGHTLY N OF FRONT.  MOST PROBABLE MOTION OF
   COMPLEX IS ENEWD...POTENTIALLY DEVELOPING ORGANIZED COLD POOL THAT
   WOULD ENHANCE WIND RISK.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 25030.


   ...EDWARDS
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