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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 404
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WW0404 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Very Low Very Low

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   SEL4

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 404
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   430 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     UPPER MICHIGAN
     NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHEASTERN WISCONSIN
     LAKE MICHIGAN
     LAKE SUPERIOR

   * EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY MORNING FROM 430 AM UNTIL 1100 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
       MPH POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...A BOWING COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS THAT HAS PRODUCED
   SEVERAL MEASURED SEVERE GUSTS OVER MINNESOTA IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
   SPAWNING DAMAGING WINDS IT MOVES ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH
   EARLY-MID MORNING.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 100
   STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES NORTH OF
   IRONWOOD MICHIGAN TO 70 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF ESCANABA
   MICHIGAN.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

   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 403...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS.
   A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM MOTION
   VECTOR 29045.


   ...EDWARDS
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