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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 358
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WW0358 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 358
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   215 AM CDT FRI JUN 26 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS
     WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING FROM 215 AM UNTIL 900 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 80
       MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX THAT HAS PRODUCED SEVERAL MEASURED
   SEVERE GUSTS IN THE KANSAS CITY AREA -- IN THE EXTENSION OF SPC
   WATCH 355 -- HAS DEVELOPED A REASONABLY WELL-ORGANIZED COLD POOL AND
   SHOULD TURN SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS WESTERN MISSOURI.  THESE STORMS
   WILL CONTINUE TO POSE A THREAT OF DAMAGING WINDS AS DETAILED IN
   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1191.  PER COORDINATION WITH NWS
   SPRINGFIELD...WATCH EXTENSION FARTHER SOUTHEAST ALSO MAY OCCUR AS
   NECESSARY.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST
   OF FORT LEONARD WOOD MISSOURI TO 55 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF
   JOPLIN MISSOURI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   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 357...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 70 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 31040.


   ...EDWARDS
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