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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 366
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WW0366 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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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 366
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   235 PM CDT SAT JUN 28 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EXTREME NORTHWEST ARKANSAS
     EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS
     NORTHERN AND WESTERN MISSOURI
     NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL OKLAHOMA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 235 PM UNTIL
     900 PM CDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES NORTH OF
   CHILLICOTHE MISSOURI TO 30 MILES WEST OF FORT SMITH ARKANSAS. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 365...

   DISCUSSION...THE LEADING EDGE OF THE MCS MOVING ACROSS NERN OK/SERN
   KS HAS BECOME BETTER ORGANIZED THIS AFTERNOON AS IT MOVES INTO AN
   INCREASINGLY UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT WITH MLCAPE OF 2000-2500 J/KG. 
   VERTICAL SHEAR HAS ALSO BEEN INCREASING AS STRONGER WESTERLY WINDS
   ALOFT OVERSPREAD THE AREA IN ASSOCIATION WITH AN UPPER SHORT WAVE
   TROUGH LIFTING NEWD ACROSS THE PLAINS.  STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
   INTENSIFY AS THEY MOVE EWD/NEWD...WITH ADDITIONAL STRONG/SEVERE
   CONVECTION DEVELOPING INTO NRN MO THIS AFTERNOON.  STRONGEST STORMS
   WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SEVERE WINDS AND HAIL.

   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 550. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 23025.


   ...WEISS
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