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Tornado Watch 417
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WW0417 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Moderate
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 417
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   820 PM EDT MON JUL 13 2015

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS
     INDIANA

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING FROM 820 PM
     UNTIL 300 AM EDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
       MPH POSSIBLE
     SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2
       INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD INTO THIS
   REGION THROUGH THE REST OF THE EVENING...SOME OF WHICH WILL BE
   SUPERCELLS OFFERING LARGE HAIL...SEVERE GUSTS AND RISK FOR
   TORNADOES.  STORMS MAY EXPAND IN COVERAGE AND MERGE...LEADING TO A
   GREATER WIND-DAMAGE THREAT WITH TIME.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 60 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF
   TERRE HAUTE INDIANA TO 35 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF MUNCIE
   INDIANA.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 411...WW 412...WW
   413...WW 414...WW 415...WW 416...

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   650. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 30035.


   ...EDWARDS
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