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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 343
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WW0343 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 343
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1135 PM CDT Fri Jun 16 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Eastern Missouri

   * Effective this Friday night and Saturday morning from 1135 PM
     until 500 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 fast-moving line of convection will continue to steadily
   move east-southeastward into and across east-central Missouri during
   the overnight hours. Isolated wind damage will be possible along
   with the possibility of a few instances of severe hail.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 30
   statute miles east and west of a line from 30 miles northwest of
   Quincy IL to 20 miles south of Jefferson City MO. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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 341...WW 342...

   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 600. Mean storm motion vector
   30035.

   ...Guyer
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