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Tornado Watch 335
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WW0335 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 335
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   355 PM CDT MON JUN 22 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEASTERN IOWA
     PARTS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ILLINOIS
     FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 355 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE ACROSS
   THE SOUTHEAST IOWA VICINITY OVER THE NEXT 1-2 HOURS...WHILE STORMS
   ONGOING FARTHER EAST INTO NORTHERN ILLINOIS ALSO INTENSIFY.  RISK
   FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL WILL EXIST WITH THE DEVELOPING
   STORMS...ALONG WITH POTENTIAL FOR A COUPLE OF TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   KNOXVILLE IOWA TO 35 MILES EAST OF BLOOMINGTON ILLINOIS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 333...WW 334...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24040.


   ...GOSS
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