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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 420
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WW0420 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Low

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   SEL0

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 420
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   100 PM MDT MON JUL 14 2014

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO

   * EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 100 PM UNTIL
     700 PM MDT.

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

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF
   DENVER COLORADO TO 40 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF TRINIDAD COLORADO. 
   FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
   OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

   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 417...WW 418...WW 419...

   DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORMING OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
   THE FRONT RANGE...AS WELL AS OVER SOUTHEAST CO.  THIS ACTIVITY WILL
   AFFECT THE WATCH AREA THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING...WITH SUFFICIENT
   EFFECTIVE SHEAR FOR ORGANIZED/SUPERCELL STORMS.  HAIL AND DAMAGING
   WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGEST STORMS.

   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 31030.


   ...HART
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