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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 407
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 407
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1000 PM CDT SUN JUL 12 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     NORTHEASTERN IOWA
     SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA
     WESTERN WISCONSIN

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING FROM 1000 PM
     UNTIL 400 AM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 80
       MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SEVERE COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL PROCEED SOUTHEASTWARD
   ACROSS THE WATCH AREA ON EITHER SIDE OF A WELL-DEFINED
   FRONT...OFFERING MAINLY DAMAGING GUSTS.  SEE SPC MESOSCALE
   DISCUSSION 1385 FOR METEOROLOGICAL DETAILS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85
   STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST
   OF MINNEAPOLIS MINNESOTA TO 50 MILES SOUTH OF LA CROSSE
   WISCONSIN.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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...THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REPLACES
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 406. WATCH NUMBER 406 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT
   AFTER 1000 PM CDT. CONTINUE...WW 405...

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 70
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 600. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 32035.


   ...EDWARDS
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