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Tornado Watch 413
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
High Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 413
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   400 PM CDT MON JUL 13 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     EASTERN IOWA
     NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ILLINOIS
     NORTHWEST INDIANA
     LAKE MICHIGAN

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 400 PM UNTIL
     1100 PM CDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH LIKELY
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 3
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH
   LATE AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING ACROSS FAR EASTERN IOWA AND MUCH OF
   NORTHERN/CENTRAL ILLINOIS INTO NORTHWEST INDIANA. SUPERCELLS CAPABLE
   OF LARGE HAIL AND A COUPLE OF TORNADOES WILL INITIALLY BE
   POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY IN AREAS NEAR A REMNANT OUTFLOW BOUNDARY.
   LATER THIS EVENING A MORE WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WIND RISK MAY EVOLVE.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 110 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
   ROCKFORD ILLINOIS TO 30 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF BLOOMINGTON
   ILLINOIS.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND 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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 410...WW 411...WW 412...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 3 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   550. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 30030.


   ...GUYER
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