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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 334
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 334
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   215 AM CDT WED JUL 6 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EAST AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS
     FAR WEST-CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI
     FAR NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 215 AM UNTIL 900 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A LINE OF STORMS WILL ADVANCE TO THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST
   FROM CENTRAL INTO EAST AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS...PORTIONS OF WEST AND
   SOUTHWEST MISSOURI...AND NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA DURING
   THE OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY THIS MORNING.  DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE
   PRIMARY SEVERE HAZARDS...THOUGH HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE AS WELL.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTH
   NORTHEAST OF JOPLIN MISSOURI TO 25 MILES NORTH OF WICHITA KANSAS.
    FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 330...WW 331...WW
   332...WW 333...

   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 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 29040.


   ...PETERS
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