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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 396
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WW0396 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

Note:  The expiration time in the watch graphic is amended if the watch is replaced, cancelled or extended.
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   SEL6

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 396
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1125 PM CDT SUN JUL 6 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 1125 PM
     UNTIL 400 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 35
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 5 MILES SOUTH OF
   MOBRIDGE SOUTH DAKOTA TO 85 MILES EAST OF MOBRIDGE SOUTH DAKOTA. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   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 395...

   DISCUSSION...PERSISTENT CLUSTER OF INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTH
   CENTRAL ND WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH
   AREA OVERNIGHT.  STORMS HAVE SHOWN SOME SIGNS OF WEAKENING...BUT
   DEGREE OF MESOSCALE ORGANIZATION MAY MAINTAIN A THREAT OF LOCALLY
   DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL FOR ANOTHER FEW HOURS.

   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 31045.


   ...HART
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