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Tornado Watch 368
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WW0368 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL8

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 368
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   645 PM CDT SUN JUN 29 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEAST KANSAS
     NORTHWEST MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 645 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
       MPH POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTHWEST OF TOPEKA
   KANSAS TO 25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CHILLICOTHE MISSOURI.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 367...

   DISCUSSION...A DEVELOPING CLUSTER OF STORMS IN NE KS APPEARS IT WILL
   CONTINUE TO INTENSIFY THIS EVENING WHILE SPREADING TOWARD NW MO. 
   THE ENVIRONMENT FAVORS SUPERCELLS INITIALLY WITH STRONG INSTABILITY
   AND DEEP-LAYER VERTICAL SHEAR...WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING GUSTS
   THE MAIN THREATS.  ADDITIONALLY...A COUPLE TORNADOES WILL BE
   POSSIBLE THE NEXT FEW HOURS WITH SUPERCELLS AS LOW-LEVEL SHEAR
   INCREASES SOME IN A MOIST PROFILE.  OTHERWISE...STORMS MAY
   EVENTUALLY GROW INTO MORE OF A SMALL MCS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO
   PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   600. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 28025.


   ...THOMPSON
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