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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 357
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WW0357 Radar
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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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 357
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   130 PM EDT FRI JUL 8 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     MIDDLE AND EASTERN TENNESSEE
     WESTERN VIRGINIA
     WESTERN WEST VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 130 PM UNTIL
     900 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND GROW
   UPSCALE INTO A LARGER COMPLEX OF STORMS ACROSS EASTERN KY AND TN. 
   THIS ACTIVITY WILL SURGE TOWARD THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF WRN VA BY LATE
   AFTERNOON.  DAMAGING WINDS ARE THE GREATEST SEVERE RISK.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES WEST
   NORTHWEST OF BLUEFIELD WEST VIRGINIA TO 45 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST
   OF CROSSVILLE TENNESSEE.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH
   SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 354...WW 355...WW 356...

   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 27035.


   ...DARROW
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