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

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 332
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1035 PM CDT TUE JUL 5 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     IOWA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 1035 PM
     UNTIL 600 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 80
       MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A SMALL COMPLEX OF STORMS WITH A HISTORY OF PRODUCING WIND
   DAMAGE MAY CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST-NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD CENTRAL IOWA
   OVERNIGHT WHILE ADDITIONAL STORMS MAY INITIALLY DEVELOP ACROSS
   NORTHERN IOWA AND MOVE EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD. ANY OF THESE STORMS MAY
   POSE A DAMAGING WIND/SOME HAIL RISK GIVEN VERY STEEP LAPSE
   RATES...AMPLE LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE AND EXTREME INSTABILITY.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES WEST OF
   DENISON IOWA TO 30 MILES SOUTH OF WATERLOO IOWA.  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 328...WW
   329...WW 330...WW 331...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 70
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 26040.


   ...GUYER
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