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Tornado Watch 338
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WW0338 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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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 338
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   915 PM EDT MON JUN 22 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST ILLINOIS
     NORTHERN INDIANA
     SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN
     NORTHWEST OHIO
     LAKE ERIE
     LAKE HURON

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 915 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM EDT.

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

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
   INTENSITY THIS EVENING AS A STRONG UPPER JET AND COLD FRONT APPROACH
   THE REGION FROM THE WEST. A WARM AND VERY MOIST AIRMASS ACROSS THE
   WATCH AREA WILL FUEL ROBUST STORM UPDRAFTS AMIDST INTENSIFYING
   DEEP-LAYER WIND FIELDS. THIS SHOULD SUPPORT BOTH SUPERCELL AND
   FAST-MOVING LINE SEGMENTS WITH DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL...AND
   POSSIBLY A COUPLE TORNADOES.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTH OF MOUNT
   CLEMENS MICHIGAN TO 45 MILES NORTH OF CHAMPAIGN ILLINOIS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 335...WW 336...WW 337...

   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 27035.


   ...CARBIN
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