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Tornado Watch 370
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WW0370 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Moderate
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 370
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1055 PM CDT SUN JUN 29 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EXTREME EAST CENTRAL IOWA
     NORTHERN ILLINOIS
     SOUTHERN WISCONSIN

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 1055 PM
     UNTIL 400 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A FEW TORNADOES AND A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45 STATUTE
   MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF
   JANESVILLE WISCONSIN TO 30 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF DUBUQUE IOWA.
    FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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...WW 368...WW 369...

   DISCUSSION...STORM CLUSTERS WITH EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS WILL PERSIST
   FOR A FEW MORE HOURS IN AN ENVIRONMENT SUPPORTIVE OF A SUPERCELL
   TORNADO RISK...GIVEN RICH MOISTURE...MODERATE-STRONG
   INSTABILITY...AND SUFFICIENTLY STRONG VERTICAL SHEAR.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND 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
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 27030.


   ...THOMPSON
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