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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 400
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 400
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1045 AM EDT FRI JUL 10 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST INDIANA
     CENTRAL AND EASTERN KENTUCKY
     SOUTHERN OHIO
     EXTREME SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
     WESTERN WEST VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 1045 AM UNTIL
     400 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A CLUSTER OF FAST-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL KY
   WILL TRACK EASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA TODAY.  LOCALLY DAMAGING
   WIND GUSTS ARE THE MAIN THREAT.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 45 MILES WEST OF
   LEXINGTON KENTUCKY TO 15 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CHARLESTON WEST
   VIRGINIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 27045.


   ...HART
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