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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 422
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WW0422 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL2

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 422
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   100 PM MDT FRI JUL 29 2016

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

   * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF 
     CENTRAL AND NORTHEASTERN COLORADO
     SOUTHEAST WYOMING

   * EFFECTIVE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 100 PM UNTIL
     1000 PM MDT.

   * PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
     ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER
       POSSIBLE
     ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
     A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

   SUMMARY...THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IS UNDERWAY ACROSS THE LARAMIE
   MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWARD ALONG THE FRONT RANGE INTO CENTRAL COLORADO. 
   A FURTHER INCREASE IN STORM COVERAGE IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE
   REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON...WITH A FEW STORMS LIKELY BECOMING
   SEVERE AS THEY TEND TO MOVE SOUTH/SOUTHEASTWARD OFF THE HIGHER
   TERRAIN.  THIS INCLUDES THE RISK FOR ISOLATED SUPERCELLS.

   THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60
   STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 35 MILES NORTH
   NORTHWEST OF TORRINGTON WYOMING TO 60 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DENVER
   COLORADO.  FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
   ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
   TO 2.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60
   KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 500. MEAN STORM
   MOTION VECTOR 34020.


   ...KERR
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