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Tornado Watch 376
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WW0376 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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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 376
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   530 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     WESTERN ILLINOIS
     NORTHEASTERN KANSAS
     NORTHERN MISSOURI

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 530 PM
     UNTIL 100 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     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 125 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   KIRKSVILLE MISSOURI TO 80 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CHILLICOTHE
   MISSOURI.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 373...WW 374...WW 375...

   DISCUSSION...STORMS INCLUDING A FEW SUPERCELLS ARE EXPECTED TO
   DEVELOP ALONG AND SOUTH OF A SEWD MOVING COLD FRONT. STORMS OVER
   EXTREME NRN MO MAY INTERACT WITH A PRE-EXISTING OUTFLOW BOUNDARY
   WHICH COULD ENHANCE THE TORNADO THREAT. OTHERWISE...STRONG
   INSTABILITY AND 40 KT DEEP LAYER SHEAR WILL SUPPORT SUPERCELLS...BUT
   WITH TIME STORMS MAY TEND TO EVOLVE INTO CLUSTERS LATER THIS
   EVENING. LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WIND AND ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE
   POSSIBLE.

   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
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 26035.


   ...DIAL
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