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

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 343
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   820 PM EDT SAT JUN 21 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND NORTHERN INDIANA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING FROM 820 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 40
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 115 MILES SOUTH OF
   SOUTH BEND INDIANA TO 15 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF SOUTH BEND
   INDIANA.  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 340...WW 341...WW 342...

   DISCUSSION...ORGANIZED/BOWING MCS WITH HISTORY OF SVR/DAMAGING WIND
   IS FCST TO MOVE SEWD FROM CHICAGO REGION SHORTLY...OUT OF NERN
   PORTIONS WW 340.  ACTIVITY SHOULD MOVE OVER NARROW CORRIDOR OF NRN
   AND PERHAPS CENTRAL INDIANA CONTAINING FAVORABLE BUOYANCY/MOISTURE
   FOR A FEW HOURS...WITH FORWARD-PROPAGATIONAL FORCED ASCENT BEING
   MAIN LIFT SOURCE.  ADDITIONAL DAMAGING WIND IS POSSIBLE.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 30030.


   ...EDWARDS
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