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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 383
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WW0383 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 383
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   1055 PM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Southern and Eastern Kansas
     Northern Oklahoma

   * Effective this Thursday night and Friday morning from 1055 PM
     until 500 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Storms beginning to develop and intensify near a boundary
   extending from southwest into northeast Kansas.  Activity is
   expected to expand in coverage tonight with potential for damaging
   wind gusts and large hail as storms move eastward and southeastward.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
   statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles south of Dodge
   City KS to 30 miles northeast of Chanute KS. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 381...WW 382...

   AVIATION...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
   28025.

   ...Weiss
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