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

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 413
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   120 PM EDT SUN JUL 13 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEAST INDIANA
     NORTHCENTRAL KENTUCKY
     OHIO
     WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
     NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 120 PM UNTIL
     800 PM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
   STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES WEST OF
   CINCINNATI OHIO TO 50 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF FRANKLIN
   PENNSYLVANIA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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.

   &&

   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY INCREASE IN
   AREAL COVERAGE AND INTENSITY ALONG A PRE-FRONTAL CONFLUENCE ZONE
   DRAPED ACROSS OH.  SUBSEQUENT MOVEMENT WILL ALLOW THIS ACTIVITY TO
   SPREAD INTO WESTERN PA AND ADJACENT AREAS OF WEST VIRGINIA. 
   DAMAGING WINDS ARE THE GREATEST RISK.

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 27025.


   ...DARROW
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