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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 350
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 350
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   920 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEASTERN IOWA
     WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST ILLINOIS
     NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 920 PM
     UNTIL 500 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
       TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...AN EVOLVING MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP EAST
   SOUTHEASTWARD OUT OF CENTRAL IOWA THROUGH UPPER PORTIONS OF THE
   MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY OVERNIGHT.  THIS WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN
   INCREASING RISK FOR STRONG...POTENTIALLY DAMAGING...WIND GUSTS AND
   AT LEAST SOME SEVERE HAIL.  ONE OR TWO TORNADOES MAY ALSO NOT BE OUT
   OF THE QUESTION.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 75
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES EAST
   NORTHEAST OF DUBUQUE IOWA TO 40 MILES SOUTHEAST OF KIRKSVILLE
   MISSOURI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 349...

   AVIATION...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 29040.


   ...KERR
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