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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 351
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WW0351 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 351
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1115 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     PARTS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IOWA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 1115
     PM UNTIL 200 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...VIGOROUS THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY LIKELY WILL PERSIST ACROSS
   CENTRAL INTO SOUTHERN IOWA ANOTHER FEW HOURS.  CONSOLIDATION OF
   ACTIVITY INTO ANOTHER SMALL SOUTHEASTWARD ADVANCING CLUSTER OF
   STORMS STILL APPEARS POSSIBLE.  IF THIS OCCURS...IT MAY BE
   ACCOMPANIED BY THE RISK OF STRONG WIND GUSTS...IN ADDITION TO THE
   CONTINUING RISK FOR SEVERE HAIL.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES EAST
   NORTHEAST OF DENISON IOWA TO 50 MILES EAST OF LAMONI IOWA.  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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 349...WW 350...

   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 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 30035.


   ...KERR
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