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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 379
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Very Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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   SEL9

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 379
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   120 AM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Kansas
     Extreme south-central Nebraska

   * Effective this Thursday morning from 120 AM until 1000 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter possible
     Isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

   SUMMARY...Two areas of thunderstorms are expected to offer a threat
   for severe hail and isolated damaging wind through midmorning:
   1.  Ongoing severe convection over the Kansas/Nebraska border,
   expected to spread east-southeastward the next few hours;
   2.  An area of storms over northeastern Colorado that may intensify
   as it moves into a more moist/unstable air mass in northwestern
   Kansas and proceed eastward from there.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles north and south of a line from 25 miles southwest of
   Goodland KS to 25 miles east of Manhattan KS. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   27030.

   ...Edwards
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