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Tornado Watch 378
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WW0378 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 378
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   705 PM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Northern Illinois
     Lake Michigan

   * Effective this Wednesday night from 705 PM until Midnight CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...Severe storms over southern Wisconsin and far northwest
   Illinois  nd northeast Iowa are expected to continue moving eastward
   toward southern Lake Michigan later this evening with potential to
   produce damaging wind gusts and possibly a couple of tornadoes.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 50 statute miles
   east and west of a line from 30 miles northeast of Rockford IL to 50
   miles south southeast of Rockford IL. 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 375...WW 376...WW 377...

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and 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 500. Mean
   storm motion vector 27035.

   ...Weiss
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