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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 351
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 351
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   410 PM MDT MON JUN 23 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN COLORADO
     WESTERN KANSAS
     SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA
     SOUTHEAST WYOMING

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 410 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 95
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES NORTH
   NORTHEAST OF CHEYENNE WYOMING TO 35 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF
   SPRINGFIELD COLORADO.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE
   THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...STORMS NOW DEVELOPING ALONG AND EAST OF THE FRONT RANGE
   ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN THROUGH EARLY EVENING IN THE
   PRESENCE OF INCREASING INSTABILITY AND MODERATELY LARGE SHEAR. 
   AIDED BY NOCTURNAL SOUTHERLY LOW-LEVEL JET STRENGTHENING...ACTIVITY
   MAY EVENTUALLY CONSOLIDATE INTO A MORE ORGANIZED SOUTH SOUTHEASTWARD
   PROPAGATING MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEM...WITH THE RISK FOR SEVERE
   WIND GUST AND HAIL.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 31020.


   ...KERR
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